[kahr-puh n-ter] /ˈkɑr pən tər/
John Alden, 1876–1951, U.S. composer.
(Malcolm) Scott, 1925–2013, U.S. astronaut and oceanographer.
a person skilled in woodwork, esp in buildings, ships, etc
(intransitive) to do the work of a carpenter
(transitive) to make or fit together by or as if by carpentry
John Alden. 1876–1951, US composer, who used jazz rhythms in orchestral music: his works include the ballet Skyscrapers (1926) and the orchestral suite Adventures in a Perambulator (1915)
“wood-worker,” c.1300 (attested from early 12c. as a surname), from Anglo-French carpenter, Old North French carpentier (Old French and Modern French charpentier), from Late Latin (artifex) carpentarius “wagon (maker),” from Latin carpentum “wagon, two-wheeled carriage, cart,” from Gaulish, from Old Celtic *carpentom (cf. Old Irish carpat, Gaelic carbad “carriage”), probably related to Gaulish karros (see car).
Also from the Late Latin word are Spanish carpentero, Italian carpentiero. Replaced Old English treowwyrhta, literally “tree-wright.” German Zimmermann “carpenter” is from Old High German zimbarman, from zimbar “wood for building, timber,” cognate with Old Norse timbr (see timber). First record of carpenter bee is from 1844.
an artificer in stone, iron, and copper, as well as in wood (2 Sam. 5:11; 1 Chr. 14:1; Mark 6:3). The tools used by carpenters are mentioned in 1 Sam. 13:19, 20; Judg. 4:21; Isa. 10:15; 44:13. It was said of our Lord, “Is not this the carpenter’s son?” (Matt. 13:55); also, “Is not this the carpenter?” (Mark 6:3). Every Jew, even the rabbis, learned some handicraft: Paul was a tentmaker. “In the cities the carpenters would be Greeks, and skilled workmen; the carpenter of a provincial village could only have held a very humble position, and secured a very moderate competence.”
- John c breckinridge
[brek-uh n-rij] /ˈbrɛk ənˌrɪdʒ/ noun 1. John Cabell, 1821–75, vice president of the U.S. 1857–61: Confederate general in the American Civil War.
- John chrysostom
[kris-uh-stuh m, kri-sos-tuh m] /ˈkrɪs ə stəm, krɪˈsɒs təm/ noun 1. Saint John, a.d. 347?–407, ecumenical patriarch of Constantinople.
- John c fremont
[free-mont] /ˈfri mɒnt/ noun 1. John Charles, 1813–90, U.S. general and explorer: first Republican presidential candidate, 1856.
- John constable
[kuhn-stuh-buh l, kon-] /ˈkʌn stə bəl, ˈkɒn-/ noun 1. John, 1776–1837, English painter. /ˈkʌnstəbəl; ˌkɒn-/ noun 1. (in Britain, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, etc) a police officer of the lowest rank 2. any of various officers of the peace, esp one who arrests offenders, serves writs, etc 3. the keeper or governor of a royal […]