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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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British Dictionary definitions for e. 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 e. carter

carter

n.

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

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