Carl vs Jarl - What's the difference?

carl | jarl |

As proper nouns the difference between carl and jarl

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

As a noun carl

is a student at (carleton college), minnesota.

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Etymology 1

(etyl) carl, from (etyl)


(en noun)
  • 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!
  • Etymology 2

    Origin uncertain.

    Alternative forms

    * carle


    (en verb)
  • (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 […].
  • Anagrams

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