carternoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɑː.tər/ us /ˈkɑːr.t̬ɚ/ old use
Examples from literature
- A carter comes along perhaps with a loaded waggon from some distance, and as he stays to drink his quart talks of the changes that are proceeding or imminent in his locality.
- And so the pony was tied to the cart, and Terry was hoisted to a seat on the turf beside the carter.
- The carts were laden with bundles of arrows, perhaps the same he had seen unloading that morning from the war-ship, and were accompanied only by carters.
- The next morning early Harry went to a carter in the town, and hired a cart for the day, leaving a deposit for its safe return at night.
- Unless continually greased the squeaking of such wheels is terrible, and the carters frequently forgot their grease-horns.