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

  • Carver, George Washington 1864?-1943. American botanist, agricultural chemist, and educator who developed hundreds of uses for the peanut, soybean, and sweet potato, prompting Southern farmers to produce these soil-enriching cash crops.
  • Carver, John 1576?-1621. English-born Pilgrim colonist who was the first governor of Plymouth Colony (1620-1621).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A surname.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who carves; one who shapes or fashions by carving, or as by carving; esp. one who carves decorative forms, architectural adornments, etc.
  • n. One who carves or divides meat at table.
  • n. A large knife for carving.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who carves. One who cuts up meat into portions for the table. One who cuts ivory, wood, or the like in a decorative way; a sculptor.
  • n. Figuratively, one who makes, shapes, or molds, in any sense.
  • n. A large table-knife used for carving meat.
  • n. A carving-machine.

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

  • n. United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943)
  • n. an artist who creates sculptures
  • n. someone who carves the meat
  • n. makes decorative wooden panels


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