Definition of Carpentering

1. n. The occupation or work of a carpenter; the act of working in timber; carpentry.

Definition of Carpentering

1. Noun. carpentry ¹

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Definition of Carpentering

1. carpenter [v] - See also: carpenter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carpentering

carpenter's hammer
carpenter's kit
carpenter's level
carpenter's mallet
carpenter's plane
carpenter's rule
carpenter's saw
carpenter's square
carpenter's squares
carpenter ant
carpenter ants
carpenter bee
carpentering (current term)
carpet bagger
carpet baggers
carpet beater
carpet beetle
carpet bomb
carpet bombed

Literary usage of Carpentering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University (1888)
"carpentering. — 1. The Carpenters' Cooperative Association, of Decatur, 111., was incorporated October 17th, 1885. Stock is $5000, in ten-dollar shares, ..."

2. Hawthorne and His Circle by Julian Hawthorne (1903)
"... and a roof—Mr. Alcott's aesthetic carpentering—Appurtenances of "The Wayside"—Franklin Pierce for President—" The most homeless people in the world. ..."

3. Led On!: Step by Step, Scenes from Clerical, Military, Educational, and by Anthony Toomer Porter (1898)
"... CHARLESTON EARTHQUAKE I introduce a department of carpentering into the Institute— The Charleston earthquake—Strange and terrible scenes — The ludicrous ..."

4. The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies by Antonio de Alcedo, George Alexander Thompson (1814)
"The rest of the day they are employed in assisting their mothers, whilst the men are employed in different handicraft works, as carpentering, sculpture, ..."

5. The American Girl's Home Book of Work and Play by Helen Campbell (1894)
"CHAPTER X. WOOD-CARVING AND LIGHT carpentering. THE jig-saw has done much to convince people that girls can handle tools, but there is still room for a ..."

6. Modern Methods in Church Work: The Gospel Renaissance by George Whitefield Mead (1896)
"Sewing-classes, as also classes in carpentering, Kitchen-Garden, and Cooking, are in successful operation in a large number of churches, including almost ..."

7. History of Coöperation in the United States by Herbert Baxter Adams (1888)
"carpentering.—1. The Carpenters' Cooperative Association, of Decatur, 111., was incorporated October 17th, 1885. Stock is $5000, in ten-dollar shares, held, ..."

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