What does the word carp mean?

Usage examples for carp

  1. In the case of perch, rudd, pike, and carp, but little change of water is required to hatch out the eggs. – Amateur Fish Culture by Charles Edward Walker
  2. Upon which the carp approached, saying: You saved my life in the meadow, and I promised to be grateful. – Bo-Peep Story Books by Anonymous
  3. Whatever else sceptics may carp at and criticise in the Bible, they must acknowledge the truth of this. – Sowing and Reaping by Dwight Moody