• Mrs. de Vere Carter, wearing a very large hat, hugging William
    Mrs. de Vere Carter, wearing a very large hat, hugging William
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n carter someone whose work is driving carts
    • n Carter 39th President of the United States (1924-)
    • n Carter Englishman and Egyptologist who in 1922 discovered and excavated the tomb of Tutankhamen (1873-1939)
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The boys clambering over tables and chairs as Mrs. de Vere Carter peers around the door The boys clambering over tables and chairs as Mrs. de Vere Carter peers around the door

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Both Thomas Jefferson and Jimmy Carter, U.S. presidents, were peanut farmers at one time
    • Carter (Zoöl) A British fish; the whiff.
    • Carter A charioteer.
    • Carter A man who drives a cart; a teamster.
    • Carter (Zoöl) Any species of Phalangium; -- also called harvestman
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: George Washington who commanded the Continental Army as a four-star general was promoted posthumously to the position of six-star "General of the Armies of Congress" by an order of Jimmy Carter, who felt America's first President should also be America's highest military official.
    • n Carter A charioteer.
    • n Carter A man who drives a cart, or one whose occupation is to drive a cart or transport goods in carts.
    • n Carter A kind of fish. See whiff.
    • n Carter A kind of insect. Kennett. (Halliwell.)
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: There are six U.S. Presidents with the first name James: Madison, Monroe, Garfield, Buchanon, Carter, Polk.
    • Carter one who drives a cart
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  • Mort Sahl
    Mort Sahl
    “Reagan won because he ran against Jimmy Carter. If he ran unopposed he would have lost.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ety. uncertain; from A.S. cræt, or Ice. kartr.


In literature:

Peden's Cleuch on the north side of Carter seems undoubtedly to have been his refuge.
"Border Ghost Stories" by Howard Pease
Men employed on arable farms, as carters, for instance, have to rise even earlier than dairymen.
"The Toilers of the Field" by Richard Jefferies
Mr. Carter might feel we were beneath his notice.
"Paul and the Printing Press" by Sara Ware Bassett
The citizens of Carter's Camp were not remarkably fastidious.
"A Budget of Christmas Tales by Charles Dickens and Others" by Various
Lieutenant I. M. Bonham-Carter, Northumberland Fusiliers.
"The War in the Air; Vol. 1" by Walter Raleigh
I am Mr. Carter, Mr. Allan Carter.
"The Children's Book of Christmas Stories" by Various
Mrs. Grills, Mr. Carter.
"If, Yes and Perhaps" by Edward Everett Hale
They were sprightly young women and daughters of Bernard Moore Carter of Virginia.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
I guess the haunts in the old Carter house can't be as bad as standing out here in a thunder-and-lightning storm.
"The Campfire Girls of Roselawn" by Margaret Penrose
Carter, George R., 564.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Our next scene is several days later, at the little shop of the shoemaker, Simon Carter, in Jamaica.
"The Story of Nathan Hale" by Henry Fisk Carlton
Carter, E., 257, 404.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
And, Robert, I thought it my duty to speak to Mr. Carter about this.
"Four Little Blossoms at Oak Hill School" by Mabel C. Hawley
If you please, Dr. Carter will fill your engagement.
"A Breath of Prairie and other stories" by Will Lillibridge
Chance Carter always has to have his own way.
"Sure Pop and the Safety Scouts" by Roy Rutherford Bailey
This party was led by such men as Robert Carter Nicholas, Carter Braxton, and Edmund Pendleton.
"Patrick Henry" by Moses Coit Tyler
You blame me, Haljan, for the killing of Captain Carter?
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930" by Various
Do you understand now where you be, John Carter?
"The Gods of Mars" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Carter had slipped a pair of irons on him, and the starlight glinted on the shining steel.
"The Valley of Silent Men" by James Oliver Curwood
HARRISON, CARTER, escorts A. to plat.
"The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)" by Ida Husted Harper

In poetry:

O, I be a carter, wi' my whip
A-smackèn loud, as by my zide,
Up over hill, an' down the dip,
The heavy lwoad do slowly ride.
"The Carter" by William Barnes
O! I be a carter, wi' my whip
A-smackèn loud, as by my zide,
Up over hill, an' down the dip,
The heavy lwoad do slowly ride.
"The Carter" by William Barnes
Was I started wrong as a kiddie,
And would my old man have been smarter
To send me to work in Vickers
Instead of being a carter?
"Another Bit And An Offer" by Ezra Pound
And round, and round the chace now goes,
The world’s alive with fun;
Nick Carter’s horse, his rider throws,
And more, Hill drops his gun.
"The Bear Hunt" by Abraham Lincoln
These big carthorses and these little children are great friends.
Although the horses are so big, they are very gentle, and allow the
carter's children to lead them home in the evening, or to ride on their
"Gentleness" by Mary Tourtel
There were also Mr Henry Adams, representing the Glover trade,
Also Mr J. Carter, who never was afraid
To denounce strong drink, and to warn the people from it to flee,
While agent of the Temperance Society in Dundee.
"The Funeral of the Late Ex-Provost Rough, Dundee" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

'John Carter': 11 other adaptations of Edgar Rice Burroughs novels.
The Secret Service is investigating after an effigy of President Obama was found hanging in the hometown of former President Jimmy Carter.
Notable deaths in arts, A to M. Ex-Raptor Vince Carter content as elder statesman with Mavericks.
Billy Joe Carter is in the Intensive Care Unit at Roanoke Memorial.
New classical discs feature music by Bach, Elgar , Carter and others.
Northern Neck commentator Thea Marshall invites all of us to attend the celebration honoring the first emancipator , Robert Carter III.
Matthew is represented by John J Carter.
Amelia Carter, 8, gets a lesson in flute lip positioning from Julian Dixon of the Sacramento Philharmonic at the recent Race for the Arts festival.
Vinnie Carter tears into a bowl of nachos at the National Peanut Festival.
The bust of Scotland's most famous actor was unveiled by British Ambassador Peter Carter outside Tallinn's Scottish Club, whose members include Estonians enamored with Scotland and a handful of expatriate Scots.
"Sir Sean Connery is, without a doubt, an icon," Carter told dozens of invited guests.
Delone Carter 'getting better every week ' with Indianapolis Colts.
AP Delone Carter of the Indianapolis Colts scores the team's only touchdown in Sunday's loss to the Nee Orleans Saints.
Senior Ridge Carter gives chase after winning possession.
Rafael Diaz outside his house with the Gary Carter jersey he wore onto the field.

In science:

They correspond [Du5] to the orbit of braid group on Stocks matrices S passing through “Coxeter ” point, i.e. S + S tr de fines a Carter graph [C] of Coxeter conjugacy class in W (g).
Solutions to WDVV from generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies
Carter [C] together with their characteristic polynomials det(t − w).
Solutions to WDVV from generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies
Scott Carter and Dan Silver (private conversation).
Bi-oriented Quantum Algebras, and a Generalized Alexander Polynomial for Virtual Links
Carter, Lower K -theory of finite groups, Comm.
Lectures on controlled topology: mapping cylinder neighborhoods
Carter has shown that the Kerr metric of rotating spherical bodies can generate closed time-like curves .
General Relativity Requires Absolute Space and Time
Carter (1968) has shown that a third integral exists for a charged particle moving in the Kerr-Newman metric.
A simple derivation and interpretation of the third integral in Stellar Dynamics
Carter, Finite groups of Lie type, conjugacy classes and complex characters, Wiley, Chichester and New York, 1985. E. B.
Good Gradings of Simple Lie Algebras
Carter and West introduced in [CW72] the concept of tautness for submanifolds (see also [CR85]).
Taut representations of compact simple Lie groups
Alexandrov, Pavel S., Combinatornaja topologija, GTTI, Moscow, 1947 (Russian); English transl.: Combinatorial Topology, Graylock Press, Baltimore, MD, 1956. [CK] Carter, David; Keller, Gordon, Bounded Elementary Generation of SLn (O), Amer. J.
Diagrams with Selection and Method for Constructing Boundedly Generated and Boundedly Simple Groups
Carter presented his Anthropic principle in two versions, weak and strong, whilst Barrow & Tipler described other versions.
The Aleph Cosmological Principle
Towards a broader and unprejudiced view, one can depart from the idea of a universe as a world ensemble (e.g., Carter 1974), except that in a different perspective from what is usually found in the literature, namely, that of a multiverse (see details in Stoeger et al. 2004 and references therein).
The Aleph Cosmological Principle
These are essentially the same words in Carter’s formulation of his Anthropic principle.
The Aleph Cosmological Principle
J Scott Carter, Daniel Jelsovsky, Seiichi Kamada, Laurel Langford, Masahico Saito, Quand le cohomology and state-sum invariants of knotted curves and surfaces, arXiv:math.
Rack and quandle homology
To prove that it is an invariant of knotted surfaces, we need to prove invariance under the Movie Moves of Carter and Saito and interchanging distant critical points.
Categorical Groups, Knots and Knotted Surfaces
Scott Carter, Masahico Saito: Knotted Surfaces and their Diagrams, Mathematical Surveys and Monographs, 55.
Categorical Groups, Knots and Knotted Surfaces