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Carteret

[kahr-ter-it or for 2, kahr-tuh-ret]
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noun
  1. John, Earl of Granville,1690–1763, British statesman and orator.
  2. a city in NE New Jersey.
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Historical Examples

  • "You ought to have made her—you ought to have made her," said Mr. Carteret.

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    Henry James

  • "She means Mr. Carteret," Grace explained with all her competence.

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    Henry James

  • Julia was money, Mr. Carteret was money—everything else was the absence of it.

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    Henry James

  • There was always the same question to be asked—had Mr. Carteret finished his nap?

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    Henry James

  • "Your marriage will assist you; you can't help that," Mr. Carteret declared.

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British Dictionary definitions for carteret

Carteret

noun
  1. John, 1st Earl Granville. 1690–1763, British statesman, diplomat, and orator who led the opposition to Walpole (1730–42), after whose fall he became a leading minister as secretary of state (1742–44)
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