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cart

 (kärt)
n.
1.
a. A small wheeled vehicle typically pushed by hand: a shopping cart; a pastry cart.
b. A two-wheeled vehicle drawn by an animal and used in farm work and for transporting goods.
c. The quantity that a cart can hold.
2.
a. An open two-wheeled carriage.
b. A light motorized vehicle: a golf cart.
tr.v. cart·ed, cart·ing, carts
1. To convey in a cart or truck: cart away garbage.
2. To convey laboriously or unceremoniously; lug: carted the whole gang off to jail.

[Middle English, wagon, from Old English cræt and from Old Norse kartr.]

cart′a·ble adj.
cart′er n.

Car·ter

 (kär′tər), Betty Originally Lillie Mae Jones. 1930-1998.
American jazz singer known for her complex renditions of popular songs. She formed her own trio in 1969.

Carter

, Howard 1874-1939.
British archaeologist who worked in Egypt after 1890 and discovered (1922) the tomb of Tutankhamun.

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Jimmy Carter

Carter

, James Earl, Jr. Known as "Jimmy." Born 1924.
The 39th president of the United States (1977-1981), who is credited with establishing energy-conservation measures, concluding the Panama Canal treaties (1978), and negotiating the Camp David accords between Egypt and Israel (1979). He won the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize.

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Rosalynn Carter

Carter

, Rosalynn Smith Born 1927.
First lady of the United States (1977-1981) as the wife of President Jimmy Carter. She worked to improve mental health services and services for the elderly.

Carter

(ˈkɑːtə)
n
1. (Biography) Angela. 1940–92, British novelist and writer; her novels include The Magic Toyshop (1967) and Nights at the Circus (1984)
2. (Biography) Dan(iel William). born 1982, New Zealand Rugby Union player; record points scorer in test match rugby
3. (Biography) Elliot (Cook). 1908–2012, US composer. His works include the Piano Sonata (1945–46), four string quartets, and other orchestral pieces: Pulitzer Prize 1960, 1973
4. (Biography) Howard. 1873–1939, English Egyptologist: excavated the tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen
5. (Biography) James Earl, known as Jimmy. born 1924, US Democratic statesman; 39th president of the US (1977–81); Nobel peace prize 2002

Car•ter

(ˈkɑr tər)

n.
1. Elliott (Cook, Jr.), born 1908, U.S. composer.
2. James Earl, Jr. (Jimmy), born 1924, 39th president of the U.S. 1977–81.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Carter - Englishman and Egyptologist who in 1922 discovered and excavated the tomb of Tutankhamen (1873-1939)
2.Carter - 39th President of the United States (1924-)Carter - 39th President of the United States (1924-)
3.Carter - someone whose work is driving cartscarter - someone whose work is driving carts
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
Translations
hevoskuski

carter

[ˈkɑːtəʳ] Ncarretero m

carter

nFuhrmann m

carter

[ˈkɑːtəʳ] ncarrettiere m
References in classic literature ?
Here we saw a cart heavily laden with bricks; the wheels had stuck fast in the stiff mud of some deep ruts, and the carter was shouting and flogging the two horses unmercifully.
In your country, brother, what is the wage of a master bailiff, master hind, carter, shepherd, swine- herd?
She was engaged to marry young Tom Carter, who had nothing to marry on, it is true, but who was sure to have, some time or other.
We shook hands for the hundredth time at least, and he ordered a young carter out of my way with the greatest indignation.
Thus slowly and silently they made, it might be, two leagues, until they reached a valley which the carter thought a convenient place for resting and feeding his oxen, and he said so to the curate, but the barber was of opinion that they ought to push on a little farther, as at the other side of a hill which appeared close by he knew there was a valley that had more grass and much better than the one where they proposed to halt; and his advice was taken and they continued their journey.
My name is John Carter; I am better known as Captain Jack Carter of Virginia.
We are, dear Sirs, "Yours respectfully, "Pro CARTER, PATERSON & CO.
Catherine was disconcerted, and made no answer; but Lydia, with perfect indifference, continued to express her admiration of Captain Carter, and her hope of seeing him in the course of the day, as he was going the next morning to London.
They set off to look at it, and the imported American scraper which had blighted the none too sunny soul of "Skim" Winsh, the carter.
The carter ran under the wheels of his cart and thence threatened all sorts of vengeance.
Whilst he slept, there came by a carter with a cart drawn by three horses, and loaded with two casks of wine.
Twelve years had passed since I had laid the body of my great-uncle, Captain John Carter, of Virginia, away from the sight of men in that strange mausoleum in the old cemetery at Richmond.