- Angela. 1940–92, British novelist and writer; her novels include The Magic Toyshop (1967) and Nights at the Circus (1984)
- Elliot (Cook). born 1908, US composer. His works include the Piano Sonata (1945–46), four string quartets, and other orchestral pieces: Pulitzer Prize 1960, 1973
- Howard. 1873–1939, English Egyptologist: excavated the tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen
- James Earl, known as Jimmy. born 1924, US Democratic statesman; 39th president of the US (1977–81); Nobel peace prize 2002
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- BiographicalBennett Lester (Benny), born 1907, U.S. jazz saxophonist and composer.
- BiographicalDon(ald James), born 1926, U.S. bowler.
- BiographicalElliott (Cook, Jr.), born 1908, U.S. composer.
- Ancient History, BiographicalHoward, 1873–1939, English Egyptologist.
- BiographicalJames Earl, Jr. (Jimmy), born 1924, 39th president of the U.S. 1977–81.
- BiographicalMrs. Leslie (Caroline Louise Dudley), 1862–1937, U.S. actress.
- LiteratureNick, pen name of authors who wrote detective-story series in which Nick Carter, created by John R. Coryell, is the main character.
- a male given name.
- Transporta two-wheeled vehicle pulled by horses, oxen, etc., and used to carry goods, for farming, etc.
- Transportany small vehicle pushed or pulled by hand:a shopping cart.
v. [~ + object]
- Transportto haul, as in a cart or truck:They carted the old furniture to the dump.
- cart off or away, to take away (someone unwilling to go): [~ + object + off/away]The police carted them off to jail.[~ + off/away + object]carted away all seven of them to jail.
- Idiomsput the cart before the horse, to do or place things in wrong order;
do things backward.
- Transporta heavy two-wheeled vehicle, commonly without springs, drawn by mules, oxen, or the like, used for the conveyance of heavy goods.
- Transporta light two-wheeled vehicle with springs, drawn by a horse or pony.
- Transportany small vehicle pushed or pulled by hand.
- [Obs.]a chariot.
- British Terms, Idiomson the water cart, See wagon (def. 12).
- Idiomsput the cart before the horse, to do or place things in improper order;
- Transportto haul or convey in or as if in a cart or truck:to cart garbage to the dump.
- Transportto drive a cart.
- cart off or away, to transport or take away in an unceremonious manner:The police came and carted him off to jail.
- bef. 900; Middle English cart(e), Old English cræt (by metathesis); cognate with Old Norse kartr cart