Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    To bear; to convey.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    To bear, bear about, sustain, transport, remove or convey.
    —Carry away. In criminal law. The act of removal or asportation, by which the crime of larceny is completed, and which is essential to constitute it. Co.m. v. Adams, 7 Gray (Mass.) 45; Com. v. Pratt, 132 Mass. 246; Gettinger v. State, 13 Neb. 308, 14 N. W. 403.
    —Carry arms or weapons. To wear, bear, or carry them upon the person or in the clothing or in a pocket, for the purpose of use, or for the purpose of being armed and ready for offensive or defensive action in case of a conflict with another person. State v. Carter, 36 Tex. 89; State v. Roberts, 39 Mo. App. 47; State v. Murray, 39 Mo. App. 128; Moorefield v. State, 5 Lea (Tenn.) 348; Owen v. State, 31 Ala. 380.
    —Carry costs. A verdict la said to carry costs when the party for whom the verdict is given becomes entitled to the payment of his costs as incident to such verdict,--Carry on business. To prosecate or pursue a particular avocation or form of business as a continuous and permanent occupation and substantial employment A single act or business transaction is not sufficient, but the systematic and habitual repetition of the same act may be. Dry Goods Co. v. Lester, 60 Ark. 120, 29 S. W. 34, 27 L. R. A. 505, 46 Am. St. Rep. 162; State v. Tolman, 106 La. 662, 31 South. 32O; Holmes v. Holmes, 40 Co.nn. 120; Railroad Co., v. Attalia, 118 Ala. 362, 24 South. 450; Territory v. Harris, 8 Mont. 140, 19 Pac. 286; Sangster v. Kay, 5 Exch. 386; Lawson v. State, 55 Ala. ll8; Abel v. State, 90 Ala. 633, 8 South. 760; State v. Shipley, 98 Md. 657, 57 Atl. 12,
    —Carry stoch. To provide funds or credit for its payment for the period agreed upon from the date of purchase. Saltus v. Genin. 16 N. Y. Super. Ct. 280. And see Pickering v. Demerritt, 100 Mass. 421.