Farl vs Carl - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between farl and carl
is that farl
is (obsolete) a quarter of a thin oatmeal or flour cake while carl
is a student at (carleton college
As a verb farl
As a proper noun carl is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Contraction of fardel.
(obsolete) A quarter of a thin oatmeal or flour cake.
Any such cake or bread, now particularly used for Irish specialities as soda farls and potato farls.
* soda bread
* potato bread
* 1647', '', '''1854 , Alexander Dyce (editor), ''The Works of Beaumont and Fletcher: The Text Formed from a New Collation of the Early Editions , Volume 2,
- Down with the mainmast ! lay her at hull !
- Farl up all her linens, and let her ride it out !
(etyl) carl, from (etyl)
A rude, rustic man; a churl.
* 1974', In Lent noblemen and '''carls alike had got into the traces and pulled the carts of stone themselves. — Guy Davenport, ''Tatlin!
(obsolete) To snarl; to talk grumpily or gruffly.
*, New York 2001, p.210:
*:full of ache, sorrow, and grief, children again, dizzards, they carle many times as they sit, and talk to themselves, they are angry, waspish, displeased with everything […].