center of the base of the capsule, instead of being contained in its rim. In the Prussian needle gun the
fulminate is applied to the middle of the base of the bullet. Rim-fire cartridge, a cartridge in which
the fulminate is contained in a rim surrounding its base. Cartridge bag, a bag of woolen cloth, to
hold a charge for a cannon. Cartridge belt, a belt having pockets for cartridges. Cartridge
box, a case, usually of leather, attached to a belt or strap, for holding cartridges. Cartridge paper.
(a) A thick stout paper for inclosing cartridges. (b) A rough tinted paper used for covering walls, and
also for making drawings upon.
(Car"tu*la*ry) n.; pl. Cartularies. [LL. cartularium, chartularium, fr. L. charta paper: cf. F.
cartulaire. See 1st Card.]
1. A register, or record, as of a monastery or church.
2. An ecclesiastical officer who had charge of records or other public papers.
(Cart"way`) n. A way or road for carts.
(Cart"wright`) n. [Cart + wright.] An artificer who makes carts; a cart maker.
(Car"u*cage) n. [LL. carrucagium fr. LL. carruca plow, fr. L. carruca coach.]
1. (Old Eng. Law.) A tax on every plow or plowland.
2. The act of plowing. [R.]
(Car"u*cate) n. [LL. carucata, carrucata. See Carucage.] A plowland; as much land as one
team can plow in a year and a day; by some said to be about 100 acres. Burrill.
(Car"un*cle ||Ca*run"cu*la) n. [L. caruncula a little piece of flesh, dim. of caro flesh.]
1. (Anat.) A small fleshy prominence or excrescence; especially the small, reddish body, the caruncula
lacrymalis, in the inner angle of the eye.
2. (Bot.) An excrescence or appendage surrounding or near the hilum of a seed.
3. (Zoöl.) A naked, flesh appendage, on the head of a bird, as the wattles of a turkey, etc.
(Ca*run"cu*lar Ca*run"cu*lous) a. Of, pertaining to, or like, a caruncle; furnished with caruncles.
(Ca*run"cu*late Ca*run"cu*la`ted) a. Having a caruncle or caruncles; caruncular.
(||Ca"rus) n. [NL., fr. Gr. ka`ros.] (Med.) Coma with complete insensibility; deep lethargy.
(Car"va*crol) n. (Chem.) A thick oily liquid, C10H13.OH, of a strong taste and disagreeable
odor, obtained from oil of caraway (Carum carui).
(Carve) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Carved (kärvd); p. pr. & vb. n. Carving.] [AS. ceorfan to cut, carve; akin
to D. kerven, G. kerben, Dan. karve, Sw. karfva, and to Gr. gra`fein to write, orig. to scratch, and
E. - graphy. Cf. Graphic.]
1. To cut. [Obs.]
Or they will carven the shepherd's throat.
2. To cut, as wood, stone, or other material, in an artistic or decorative manner; to sculpture; to engrave.
Carved with figures strange and sweet.