Carp
Carp Carp (k[aum]rp), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Carped} (k[aum]rpt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Carping}.] [OE. carpen to say, speak; from Scand. (cf. Icel. karpa to boast), but influenced later by L. carpere to pluck, calumniate.] 1. To talk; to speak; to prattle. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. To find fault; to cavil; to censure words or actions without reason or ill-naturedly; -- usually followed by at. [1913 Webster]

Carping and caviling at faults of manner. --Blackw. Mag. [1913 Webster]

And at my actions carp or catch. --Herbert. [1913 Webster]


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  • carp — carp; carp·er; carp·ing·ly; cleis·to·carp; crem·o·carp; cys·to·carp; dip·ter·o·carp; dis·co·carp; en·do·carp; ep·i·carp; es·carp·ment; exo·carp; hy·po·carp; mer·i·carp; meso·carp; mono·carp; peri·carp; phy·lac·to·carp; plas·mo·di·o·carp;… …   English syllables

  • CARP — Название: Common Address Redundancy Protocol Уровень (по модели OSI): 3 (сетевой) Семейство: TCP/IP Создан в: 2003 г. Назначение протокола: распределение IP адреса по нескольким хостам CARP (от англ.  …   Википедия

  • Carp — Carp, n.; pl. {Carp}, formerly {Carps}. [Cf. Icel. karfi, Dan. karpe, Sw. karp, OHG. charpho, G. karpfen, F. carpe, LL. carpa.] (Zo[ o]l.) A fresh water herbivorous fish ({Cyprinus carpio}.). Several other species of {Cyprinus}, {Catla}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carp — Carp, n.; pl. {Carp}, formerly {Carps}. [Cf. Icel. karfi, Dan. karpe, Sw. karp, OHG. charpho, G. karpfen, F. carpe, LL. carpa.] (Zo[ o]l.) A fresh water herbivorous fish ({Cyprinus carpio}.). Several other species of {Cyprinus}, {Catla}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carp — steht für Common Address Redundancy Protocol, ein Netzwerkprotokoll eine Studentenorganisation der sogenannten Vereinigungskirche , die auch als Mun Sekte oder Moon Sekte bekannt ist. Eine streng konservative Organisation. CARP stehet hier für: C …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CARP — steht für Common Address Redundancy Protocol, ein Netzwerkprotokoll eine Studentenorganisation der sogenannten Vereinigungskirche , die auch als Mun Sekte oder Moon Sekte bekannt ist. Eine streng konservative Organisation. CARP stehet hier für: C …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • carp — s.n. Grup de opt oase mici care alcătuiesc scheletul încheieturii mâinii, articulându se cu oasele antebraţului şi metacarpului. – Din fr. carpe, lat. carpus. Trimis de valeriu, 11.02.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  carp (anat.) s. n. Trimis de siveco,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Carp — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres   Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • CARP — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda CARP puede referirse a: Common Address Redundancy Protocol Club Atlético River Plate Obtenido de CARP Categoría: Wikipedia:Desambiguación …   Wikipedia Español

  • carp — carp1 [kärp] n. pl. carp or carps [ME & OFr carpe < VL carpa < Goth * karpa] any of various often edible, freshwater cyprinoid fishes found all over the world, including the goldfish: a carp (Cyprinus carpio) is harvested for food in Europe …   English World dictionary

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