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Carter

  

      n  
1    Angela. 1940--92, British novelist and writer; her novels include The Magic Toyshop (1967) and Nights at the Circus (1984)  
2    Elliot (Cook). born 1908, U.S. composer. His works include the Piano Sonata (1945--46), four string quartets, and other orchestral pieces: Pulitzer Prize 1960, 1973  
3    Howard. 1873--1939, English Egyptologist: excavated the tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen  
4    James Earl, known as Jimmy. born 1924, U.S. Democratic statesman; 39th president of the U.S. (1977--81)  
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cart   [1]  
      n  
1    a heavy open vehicle, usually having two wheels and drawn by horses, used in farming and to transport goods  
2    a light open horse-drawn vehicle having two wheels and springs, for business or pleasure  
3    any small vehicle drawn or pushed by hand, such as a trolley  
4    put the cart before the horse   to reverse the usual or natural order of things  
      vb  
5    usually tr   to use or draw a cart to convey (goods, etc.)  
to cart groceries     
6    tr   to carry with effort; haul  
to cart wood home     
     (C13: from Old Norse kartr; related to Old English cræt carriage, Old French carete; see car)  
  cartable      adj  
   carter             n  


Carter  
      n  
1    Angela. 1940--92, British novelist and writer; her novels include The Magic Toyshop (1967) and Nights at the Circus (1984)  
2    Elliot (Cook). born 1908, U.S. composer. His works include the Piano Sonata (1945--46), four string quartets, and other orchestral pieces: Pulitzer Prize 1960, 1973  
3    Howard. 1873--1939, English Egyptologist: excavated the tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen  
4    James Earl, known as Jimmy. born 1924, U.S. Democratic statesman; 39th president of the U.S. (1977--81)  

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Cartier, carte, carer, charter

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