What does the word carpenter mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A builder or repairer of wooden structures.

Usage examples for carpenter

  1. We amused ourselves by putting the books in order, and she sent for a carpenter to make a bookcase with a lock and key. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. He instructed the carpenter to make the cuts as in the illustration and then join the eight pieces together in the manner shown. – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  3. And when, a few moments later, he would plunge into the forest, all his thoughts would be with the poor carpenter of Nazareth, who placed himself in his path, saying to him, even to him, " Follow thou me." – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier