(Car"ron oil) A lotion of linseed oil and lime water, used as an application to burns and scalds;
first used at the Carron iron works in Scotland.
(Car"rot) n. [F. carotte, fr. L. carota; cf. Gr. ]
1. (Bot.) An umbelliferous biennial plant (Daucus Carota), of many varieties.
2. The esculent root of cultivated varieties of the plant, usually spindle-shaped, and of a reddish yellow
(Car"rot*y), a. Like a carrot in color or in taste; an epithet given to reddish yellow hair, etc.
(Car"row) n. [Ir & Gael. carach cunning.] A strolling gamester. [Ireland] Spenser.
(Car"ry) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Carried ; p. pr. & vb. n. Carrying.] [OF. carier, charier, F. carrier,
to cart, from OF. car, char, F. car, car. See Car.]
1. To convey or transport in any manner from one place to another; to bear; often with away or off.
When he dieth he small carry nothing away.
Ps. xiix. 17.
Devout men carried Stephen to his burial.
Acts viii, 2.
Another carried the intelligence to Russell.
The sound will be carried, at the least, twenty miles.
2. To have or hold as a burden, while moving from place to place; to have upon or about one's person; to
bear; as, to carry a wound; to carry an unborn child.
If the ideas . . . were carried along with us in our minds.
3. To move; to convey by force; to impel; to conduct; to lead or guide.
Go, carry Sir John Falstaff to the Fleet.
He carried away all his cattle.
Gen. xxxi. 18.
Passion and revenge will carry them too far.
4. To transfer from one place (as a country, book, or column) to another; as, to carry the war from Greece
into Asia; to carry an account to the ledger; to carry a number in adding figures.
5. To convey by extension or continuance; to extend; as, to carry the chimney through the roof; to carry
a road ten miles farther.
6. To bear or uphold successfully through conflict, as a leader or principle; hence, to succeed in, as in
a contest; to bring to a successful issue; to win; as, to carry an election. "The greater part carries it."
The carrying of our main point.
7. To get possession of by force; to capture.
The town would have been carried in the end.