1 Archaic a past tense and past participle of →
2 (Metallurgy) shaped by hammering or beating
3 often in combination formed, fashioned, or worked as specified
4 decorated or made with delicate care (C16: variant of worht, from Old English geworht, past participle of (ge)wyrcan to work) Wrought is sometimes used as if it were the past tense and past participle of wreak as in the hurricane wrought havoc in coastal areas. Many people think this use is incorrect
a a pure form of iron having a low carbon content and a fibrous microstructure. It is made by various processes and is often used for decorative work
b (as modifier)
adj agitated or excited
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