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carpentry

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noun car·pen·try \-trē\

Simple Definition of carpentry

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of carpentry

  1. 1 :  the art or trade of a carpenter; specifically :  the art of shaping and assembling structural woodwork

  2. 2 :  timberwork constructed by a carpenter

  3. 3 :  the form or manner of putting together the parts (as of a literary or musical composition)

Examples of carpentry in a sentence

  1. He learned carpentry from his father.

  2. When the carpentry is finished, the cabinets will be installed.



14th Century

First Known Use of carpentry

14th century


CARPENTRY Defined for Kids

carpentry

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noun car·pen·try \ˈkär-pən-trē\

Definition of carpentry for Students

  1. :  the skill or work of building or repairing wooden things




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