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  • n. Plural form of carpenter.

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Examples

  • Thereupon they called the carpenters out on strike.

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  • The George Bushes have been framed-by Houston carpenters, that is, scrambling to finish the former First Family's $500,000 new digs before they return from their ritual summer retreat to Kennebunkport, Maine, in early October.

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  • He then called the carpenters, to know of them if they had any large saws that would cut through the body; and they told him they had no saws that were long enough, nor could men work into such a monstrous old stump in a great while; but that they would go to work with it with their axes, and undertake to cut it down in two days, and stock up the root of it in two more.

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  • In so far as they were out of the ordinary and were not mere common workingmen such as carpenters and laundrymen, they represented romance.

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  • Then people are going to need to be hired to install all these things into the properties, once again creating more jobs this time for tradesmen such as carpenters, plumbers, electricians, and painters.

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  • So they were looking up everyone that had been in and out of the home, both workers such as carpenters and electricians, but realtors and so forth, people that had looked at the home.

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  • Perhaps local craftspersons, such as carpenters, welders, and shoemakers would be willing to help teach members of the team.

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  • He put his hands in his trousers 'pockets and drew out one of those large iron compasses such as carpenters use, and opened it with a rapid movement.

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  • Select a few tools of good quality at a hardware store, and put a substantial work bench, such as carpenters use, in the play room.

    Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 1, January 1886

  • Also, even in homogeneous districts, like those devoted to cotton-growing or tobacco-culture, there are always individuals who choose or inherit an occupation that supplies a special want to the community, such as carpenters, blacksmiths, and masters of other crafts.

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