from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The work or trade of a carpenter.
  • noun Woodwork done by a carpenter.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The art of cutting, framing, and joining the timbers or woodwork of buildings and similar constructions by means of hand-tools.
  • noun Carpenters' work; any work of the kind done by carpenters.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The art of cutting, framing, and joining timber, as in the construction of buildings.
  • noun An assemblage of pieces of timber connected by being framed together, as the pieces of a roof, floor, etc.; work done by a carpenter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The trade of cutting and joining timber in order to construct buildings or other structures; woodworking
  • noun countable A carpenter's workshop.

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

  • noun the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood


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