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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Marysole  \Ma"ry*sole\,  n.  [Mary,  the  proper  name  +  sole  the 
  fish.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  large  British  fluke,  or  flounder  ({Rhombus  megastoma});  -- 
  called  also  {carter},  and  {whiff}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carter  \Cart"er\,  n. 
  1.  A  charioteer.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  A  man  who  drives  a  cart;  a  teamster. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  Any  species  of  {Phalangium};  --  also  called 
  {harvestman}. 
  b  A  British  fish;  the  whiff. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Daddy  longlegs  \Dad"dy  long"legs`\ 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  An  arachnidan  of  the  genus  {Phalangium},  and 
  allied  genera,  having  a  small  body  and  four  pairs  of  long 
  legs;  --  called  also  {harvestman},  {carter},  and 
  {grandfather  longlegs}. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  name  applied  to  many  species  of  dipterous 
  insects  of  the  genus  {Tipula},  and  allied  genera,  with 
  slender  bodies,  and  very  long,  slender  legs;  the  crane 
  fly;  --  called  also  {father  longlegs}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Carter 
  n  1:  39th  President  of  the  United  States  (1924-  )  [syn:  {Carter}, 
  {Jimmy  Carter},  {James  Earl  Carter}] 
  2:  someone  whose  work  is  driving  carts 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Carter,  MT 
  Zip  code(s):  59420 
  Carter,  OK  (town,  FIPS  12300) 
  Location:  35.21724  N,  99.50342  W 
  Population  (1990):  286  (162  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  73627 
  Carter,  SD 
  Zip  code(s):  57526 




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