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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 ?
Whilst he slept, there came by a carter with a cart drawn by three horses, and loaded with two casks of wine.
But the sparrow crept under the tilt of the cart, and pecked at the bung of one of the casks till she loosened it; and than all the wine ran out, without the carter seeing it.
Another thing: Carter Watson had a keen social and civic consciousness.
But on this late summer afternoon, Carter Watson was curious.
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.
Twelve years had passed since his body had been found upon the bluff before his cottage overlooking the Hudson, and oft-times during these long years I had wondered if John Carter were really dead, or if he again roamed the dead sea bottoms of that dying planet; if he had returned to Barsoom to find that he had opened the frowning portals of the mighty atmosphere plant in time to save the countless millions who were dying of asphyxiation on that far-gone day that had seen him hurtled ruthlessly through forty-eight million miles of space back to Earth once more.
A CARTER was driving a waggon loaded with a merchant's goods, when the wheels stuck in a rut.
So the Carter helped himself to so many of the most valuable goods that the horses easily ran away with the remainder.
I knew that they were among those of the outer world who still clung tenaciously to the discredited religion of the Holy Therns, and that Matai Shang would find a ready welcome and safe refuge among them; while John Carter could look for nothing better than an ignoble death at their hands.
How do you explain it, John Carter, Warlord of Mars, or do you try to explain it?
By this time the cart with the flags had come up, unattended by anyone except the carter on a mule, and a man sitting in front.
You are a great chieftain now, John Carter," she said, "and I must do your bidding, though indeed I am glad to do it under any circumstances.