noun car·pen·try \-trē\

: the skill or work of making or fixing wooden objects or wooden parts of buildings : the skill of a carpenter or the work done by a carpenter

Full Definition of CARPENTRY

:  the art or trade of a carpenter; specifically :  the art of shaping and assembling structural woodwork
:  timberwork constructed by a carpenter
:  the form or manner of putting together the parts (as of a literary or musical composition)

Examples of CARPENTRY

  1. He learned carpentry from his father.
  2. When the carpentry is finished, the cabinets will be installed.

First Known Use of CARPENTRY

14th century


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