Carpentry definition

kärpən-trē
The work or trade of a carpenter.
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The work or trade of a carpenter.
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(uncountable) The trade of cutting and joining timber in order to construct buildings or other structures; woodworking.
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(countable) A carpenter's workshop.
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Woodwork done by a carpenter.

A room that was appointed with fine carpentry.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
carpentry
Plural:
carpentries

Origin of carpentry

  • From Middle English carpentrie, from Anglo-Norman carpenterie, from Old Northern French (compare French charpenterie). See carpenter.

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