carter

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See also: Carter, cárter, and čarter

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English carter, cartere, cartare, equivalent to cart +‎ -er. Merged with Middle English careter, caretier (coachman, charioteer, a surname), from Anglo-Norman careter (compare French charretier).

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Noun[edit]

carter (plural carters)

  1. (dated) A person who transports a load on a cart that is drawn by a beast of burden.
  2. A fish, the whiff or Marysole.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

carta +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

carter m (plural carters, feminine cartera)

  1. postman

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

carter m (plural carters)

  1. housing (of an engine)

Verb[edit]

carter

  1. To verify a person's age etc by inspecting his identity card

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Gallo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

carter

  1. (transitive) to fold (laundry)

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Noun[edit]

carter m (invariable)

  1. chain guard (on a bicycle or motorcycle)
  2. oil sump (in a car)