verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of carpenter
OTHER WORDS FROM carpenterun·car·pen·tered, adjective
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Definition for carpenter (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for carpenter
Stewart and Carpenter are locked in a contentious battle for the District 2 Senate seat in Aroostook County.Maine Hires Lawyers With Criminal Records to Defend Poor Residents. The Governor Wants Reform.|by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor|October 14, 2020|ProPublica
When the McGill researchers scrutinized the development of carpenter ant embryos, however, they saw to their surprise that Hox proteins were appearing during the first nuclear divisions — far ahead of schedule.
In adult carpenter ants, the bacteria produce essential amino acids and play important roles in immunity.
Both cows and carpenter ants, for example, rely on bacterial partners in their digestive systems to help them get the most out of their food.
We had a few old-timers, guys in their seventies—a classic carpenter, an arborist, and a Vietnam vet—and these guys just wouldn’t back down.
Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The model: a carpenter who showed up to her house looking for work.
When a female candidate slips up, she should respond succinctly and then introduce third-party validators, said Carpenter.The Gubernatorial Glass Ceiling—and What It Means for Hillary Clinton|Eleanor Clift|June 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the wake of the explosion, Carpenter could not remember it, and a brain injury left Eufrazio unable to speak for two years.
He was standing guard at a different post, attacked at the same time as Carpenter and Eufrazio.
When Restless, the carpenter, broke his leg the boy was always around.The One-Way Trail|Ridgwell Cullum
Juhani's friend next took him for a visit to the farm's carpenter shop, where he showed him the posts and gates he was making.Our Little Finnish Cousin|Clara Vostrovsky Winlow
The detective laughingly promised to beware of the sanguinary Mrs. Nelson, and the carpenter went his way.The Burglar's Fate And The Detectives|Allan Pinkerton
Whether he had been born a carpenter, or a coach painter, any more than he had been born a bird?The Personal History of David Copperfield |Charles Dickens
This is Gerrit the wheelwright, or carpenter, whom we have mentioned several times in our journal.Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680|Jasper Danckaerts