from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Carte, Richard D'Oyly 1844-1901. British theatrical producer associated with the works of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Bill of fare.
  • n. Short for Carte de visite.
  • n. A position in thrusting or parrying, with the inside of the hand turned upward and the point of the weapon toward the adversary's right breast.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bill of fare at a hotel or restaurant. See à la carte.
  • n. An abbreviation for carte-de-visite: usually called card.
  • n. A movement in fencing, consisting in throwing the hand as far as possible on the inside, with the point of the sword toward the adversary's breast. Also written quarte.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a list of dishes available at a restaurant


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