1. Proper noun.  (surname, A An occupational) derived from the trade name carpenter.
  2. Noun.  A person skilled at carpentry, the trade of cutting and joining timber in order to construct buildings or other structures.
  3. Noun.  (nautical) A senior rating in ships responsible for all the woodwork onboard; in the days of sail, a warrant officer responsible for the hull, masts, spars and boats of a ship, and whose responsibility was to sound the well to see if the ship was making water.
  4. Noun.  A two-wheeled carriage.

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