from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Carter, Betty Originally Lillie Mae Jones. 1930-1998. American jazz singer known for her complex renditions of popular songs. She formed her own trio in 1969.
- Carter, Howard 1874-1939. British archaeologist who worked in Egypt after 1890 and discovered (1922) the tomb of Tutankhamen.
- Carter, James Earl, Jr. Known as "Jimmy.” Born 1924. The 39th President of the United States (1977-1981), who is credited with establishing energy-conservation measures, concluding the Panama Canal treaties (1978), and negotiating the Camp David accords between Egypt and Israel (1979). He won the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize.
- Carter, Rosalynn Smith Born 1928. First Lady of the United States (1977-1981) as the wife of President Jimmy Carter. She worked to improve care for the elderly and for people with mental and emotional disabilities.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. An occupational surname for someone who was a carter.
- proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A charioteer.
- n. A man who drives a cart; a teamster.
- n. Any species of Phalangium; -- also called harvestman
- n. A British fish; the whiff.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A charioteer.
- n. A man who drives a cart, or one whose occupation is to drive a cart or transport goods in carts.
- n. A kind of fish. See whiff.
- n. A kind of insect. Kennett. (Halliwell.)
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Englishman and Egyptologist who in 1922 discovered and excavated the tomb of Tutankhamen (1873-1939)
- n. someone whose work is driving carts
- n. 39th President of the United States (1924-)
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