Jarl vs Harl - What's the difference?

jarl | harl |


As a proper noun jarl

is from the title of an earl ( jarl) variant: jarle.

As a noun harl is

a fibre, especially a fibre of hemp or flax, or an individual fibre of a feather.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

jarl

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • a medieval Scandinavian nobleman, especially in Norway and Denmark
  • harl

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a fibre, especially a fibre of hemp or flax, or an individual fibre of a feather
  • :* 1974': She pushed her fingers under the cream lace, into the ginger '''harl of spun glass. — Guy Davenport, ''Tatlin!
  • A barb, or barbs, of a fine large feather, as of a peacock or ostrich, used in dressing artificial flies.