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  4  definitions  found 
 
  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]: 
 
  Harvestman  \Har"vest*man\,  n.;  pl  {Harvestmen}. 
  1.  A  man  engaged  in  harvesting.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Daddy  longlegs},  1. 
 
  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]: 
 
  harvestman 
  n  :  spider-like  arachnid  with  a  small  rounded  body  and  very  long 
  thin  legs  [syn:  {daddy  longlegs},  {Phalangium  opilio}] 




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