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Definitions of carpenter

  1. To do carpenters work: to practise carpentry. "Mr. Grimwig plants, fishes, and carpenters with great ardor."-Dickens. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. a woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. An artificer who works in timber; a framer and builder of houses, ships, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. One who works in timber and prepares the woodwork of houses, ships, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A worker in timber as used in building houses, ships, etc. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. CARPENTRY, the trade or work of a carpenter. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. A builder or repairer of wooden structures. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. A man who works in timber; a builder or framer in wood, as in houses and ships; a joiner; a wright. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for carpenter

  1. On hearing himself called Polendina, Mastro Geppetto turned the color of a red pepper and, facing the carpenter said to him angrily: " Why do you insult me?" – The Adventures of Pinocchio by C. Collodi--Pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini
  2. The carpenter was knocked down and stunned by a splinter from the boat, sir; but I don't think it is serious. – By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic by G.A. Henty
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