the trade of a carpenter:
He earned his living at carpentry.
the work produced by a carpenter.
the way in which something, especially a work of literature, is structured.
She often worked multiple jobs at a time, including tutoring, carpentry, mowing highways, waiting tables, and clerking.
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Learning a skill like carpentry is an important therapeutic element, according to Moratti.
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There were young men educated in foreign tongues, but few in carpentry or in mechanical or architectural drawing.
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The carpentry work was done in July, 1886, and stood three days before being primed.
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There is no trade which offers such a useful field as carpentry.
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In the outer buildings, the boys are trained to carpentry, tailoring, and shoemaking.
Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal, No. 427 Various
He came to this country from England in 1803, and worked at his trade of carpentry.
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“A number of little boys living in a small town were very much interested in carpentry,” said daddy.
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The carpentry instructor; A taint of Hinduism; he retains his pigtail.
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The Moorish carpentry is very peculiar, and is constantly introduced in late Gothic work.
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the art or technique of working wood
the work produced by a carpenter; woodwork
late 14c., carpentrie, from Old French carpenterie, charpenterie “carpentry” (Modern French charpenterie), from Latin carpentaria (fabrica) “carriage-maker’s (workshop);” see carpenter.
the branch of botany dealing with fruits and seeds. Historical Examples carpology, that department of botany which relates to fruits. The Elements of Botany Asa Gray noun the branch of botany concerned with the study of fruits and seeds
any of several freshwater suckers of the genus Carpiodes, as the quillback and the river carpsucker.
an appetizer of thinly sliced raw beef served with a vinaigrette or other piquant sauce. Vittore [veet-taw-re] /vitˈtɔ rɛ/ (Show IPA), c1450–1525, Venetian painter. Historical Examples A morning with Tintoretto might well be followed by a morning with carpaccio or Bellini. New Italian sketches John Addington Symonds The double N puzzled me at first, but […]
pertaining to the carpus: the carpal joint. a carpale. Contemporary Examples Writing-related health hazards: carpal tunnel, bad eyesight, weight gain, insanity. 22 More Reasons to Stop Writing Pamela Redmond Satran/Nameberry March 12, 2012 In addition, it can lead to uncomfortable conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome and other aches and pains. Is HGH, Allegedly Alex […]