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Carter

[kahr-ter] /ˈkɑr tər/
noun
1.
Bennett Lester ("Benny") 1907–2003, U.S. jazz saxophonist and composer.
2.
Betty (Lillie Mae Jones) 1930–98, U.S. jazz singer.
3.
Don(ald James) born 1926, U.S. bowler.
4.
(Eleanor) Rosalynn Smith [roh-zuh-lin] /ˈroʊ zə lɪn/ (Show IPA), born 1928, U.S. First Lady 1977–81 (wife of Jimmy Carter).
5.
Elliott (Elliott Cook Carter, Jr) 1908–2012, U.S. composer.
6.
Hodding
[hod-ing] /ˈhɒd ɪŋ/ (Show IPA),
1907–72, U.S. journalist and publisher.
7.
Howard, 1873–1939, English Egyptologist.
8.
James Earl, Jr ("Jimmy") born 1924, 39th president of the U.S. 1977–81.
9.
Mrs. Leslie (Caroline Louise Dudley) 1862–1937, U.S. actress.
10.
Maybelle
[mey-bel] /ˈmeɪˌbɛl/ (Show IPA),
("Mother Maybelle Carter") 1909–78, U.S. country-and-western singer and guitarist.
11.
Nick, pen name of authors who wrote detective-story series in which Nick Carter, created by John R. Coryell, is the main character.
12.
a male given name.
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  • She arose as she said this, so Carter had no other alternative than to follow her into the royal presence.

    Trusia Davis Brinton
  • "He's not dead," said Carter, putting his hand over Porter's heart.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • It was very near the minute appointed for her to meet Carter at the square.

  • "He's just bad, ma'am," Carter was saying, as Mike reached the steps.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • Mr. Carter the while sat by, saying nothing, but looking daggers.

    Castle Richmond Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for Carter

Carter

/ˈkɑːtə/
noun
1.
Angela. 1940–92, British novelist and writer; her novels include The Magic Toyshop (1967) and Nights at the Circus (1984)
2.
Elliot (Cook). 1908–2012, US composer. His works include the Piano Sonata (1945–46), four string quartets, and other orchestral pieces: Pulitzer Prize 1960, 1973
3.
Howard. 1873–1939, English Egyptologist: excavated the tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen
4.
James Earl, known as Jimmy. born 1924, US Democratic statesman; 39th president of the US (1977–81); Nobel peace prize 2002
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Word Origin and History for Carter

carter

n.

"cart-driver," late 12c., from Anglo-French careter, and in part an agent noun from cart (v.).

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