Meaning of CARL in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ noun ]

or carle ˈkär(-ə)l

Etymology: Middle English, from Old English -carl, from Old Norse karl man, carl — more at churl

Date: before 12th century

1. : a man of the common people

2. chiefly dialect : churl , boor

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.