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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
In adult carpenter ants, the bacteria produce essential amino acids and play important roles in immunity.
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.
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.
He had been a Union carpenter for 30 years before retiring and devoting himself to nature photography.
The singular author Don Carpenter took his own life in 1995.Don Carpenter Was a Novelist Both Lacerating and Forgiving|Louis B. Jones|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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
Carpenter were the leaders, and this is claimed to have been the origin of Mechanics' Institutes.
American writers claim that the first pressed glass tumbler was made about 40 years back in that country, by a carpenter.
Strachan departed highly elated, and repaired to a carpenter shop, where he ordered ten rough coffins made.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
The chief ambition of the great conqueror and legislator was to be a good boatswain and a good ship's carpenter.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The red comb on the top of his head has teeth like a carpenter's saw, and is so large it will not stand up straight.Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson