Definition of Carpers

1. Noun. (plural of carper) ¹

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Definition of Carpers

1. carper [n] - See also: carper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carpers

carpenter's plane
carpenter's rule
carpenter's saw
carpenter's square
carpenter's squares
carpenter ant
carpenter ants
carpenter bee
carpers (current term)
carpet bagger
carpet baggers
carpet beater
carpet beetle
carpet bomb
carpet bombed
carpet bombing
carpet bombs
carpet bug
carpet burn
carpet burns

Literary usage of Carpers

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

1. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1881)
"But it begets a brood of green-eyed carpers. That stab it with their pen ! The carpers fain would frame a plea effectual To prove to all who hear, ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"carpers, sb. pi. " Hundreds of men, women, and children, called carpers, are ready to catch the fish ..."

3. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1864)
"These carpers are ... to the carpers of Columbus, who told him, after he had shown them how, it was ver}' easy to stand an egg on end. ..."

4. Mirror for magistrates: in five parts by William Baldwin, Richard Niccols, John Higgins (1815)
"... murderous and bad, But now me thinkes I heare the carpers tell, ... I lease no toyle, At carpers ..."

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