Meaning of carpentry

car•pen•try

Pronunciation: (kär'pun-trē), [key]
— n.
  1. the trade of a carpenter: He earned his living at carpentry.
  2. the work produced by a carpenter.
  3. the way in which something, esp. a work of literature, is structured.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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