Definition of carpentry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    carpentry

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈkɑːpəntri//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːrpəntri//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1the work of a carpenter
  2. 2things made by a carpenter
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French carpentrie, Old French charpenterie, from charpentier, from late Latin carpentarius (artifex) ‘carriage (maker)’, from carpentum ‘wagon’, of Gaulish origin; related to car.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: carpentry