from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cart.
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They typically use things like red carpet photos where the subject willingly posed (e.g., to show off their new Vera Wang gown) for a different purpose (e.g., to show them with an unfortunate facial expression at a random moment on the red carpent in order to indicate a look of horror because they have recently been served with a divorce papers).
The painters paint, the upholsterers upholster, and the carpenters _carpent_ precisely when and as I wish.
Oh, my dearest and best, you don't know what it is to _live_ till you've learned to _carpent_!
Similis eft fententia Virgilii de agro Mantuano etTarentino: Et quantum tongis carpent armenta diebus, exigua tantum gettdus ros noSe reponet.