Webster 1913 Edition
carrièrerace course, high road, street, fr. L.
A race course: the ground run over.
To go back again the same
Sir P. Sidney.
A running; full speed; a rapid course.
When a horse is running in his full
General course of action or conduct in life, or in a particular part or calling in life, or in some special undertaking; usually applied to course or conduct which is of a public character;
careeras a soldier
An impartial view of his whole
The flight of a hawk.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To move or run rapidly.
Careeringgayly over the curling waves.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.A course; a race, or running; a rapid running; speed in motion.
2.General course of action or movement; procedure; course of proceeding.
Continue and proceed in honors fair career.
3.The ground on which a race is run.
4.In the manege, a place inclosed with a barrier, in which they run the ring.
5.In falconry, a flight or tour of the hawk, about 120 yards.
When a ship is decked out in all her canvas, every sail swelled, and careering gayly over the curling waves, how lofty, how gallant she appears!