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carpenter

a person skilled in woodwork, esp in buildings, ships, etc.

Carpenter

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)

Carpenter

A craftsperson who is skilled in the transformation of lumber into framing and enclosing a structure.
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She was Charlotte Margaret Carpenter, the daughter of a Frenchman who had taken refuge in England from the fury of the Revolution.
The carpenter and I were the last, and we had to jump for it as he went down.
While Mr Wilks, therefore, was thundering out, "Where are the carpenters to walk on before King Pyrrhus?
Take, say, two out of the professions, lawyer, parson, doctor--which you will; one out of trade; and three or four out of the working classes--tailors, engineers, carpenters, engravers.
Moreover, it was apparent also that the harrows and all the agricultural implements, which he had directed to be looked over and repaired in the winter, for which very purpose he had hired three carpenters, had not been put into repair, and the harrows were being repaired when they ought to have been harrowing the field.
Look at Frisco, the labor leaders doin' dirtier polities than the old parties, pawin' an' squabblin' over graft, an' goin' to San Quentin, while--what are the Frisco carpenters doin'?
But to let them see how nature made artificers at first, I carried the carpenters to see Will Atkins' basket-house, as I called it; and they both owned they never saw an instance of such natural ingenuity before, nor anything so regular and so handily built, at least of its kind; and one of them, when he saw it, after musing a good while, turning about to me, "I am sure," says he, "that man has no need of us; you need do nothing but give him tools.
A carpenter came to fix the bed so that it would be on a level with the window.
She sold her business and set out for Circle City, in company with a carpenter and his wife whom she had persuaded to go along with her.
THERE was a message brought, one day, from the worshipful Gervayse Pyncheon to young Matthew Maule, the carpenter, desiring his immediate presence at the House of the Seven Gables.
This done, the carpenter received orders to have the leg completed that night; and to provide all the fittings for it, independent of those pertaining to the distrusted one in use.
Miss Carpenter, the largest of the three, was red and confused.