Earl


Earl
/errl/, n.
a male given name: from the old English word meaning "noble."
Also, Earle.

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  • Earl — 〈[ œ:l] m. 6; engl. Bez. für〉 Graf * * * Earl [ə:l ], der; s, s [engl. earl; vgl. ↑ Jarl]: engl. Bez. für: Graf. * * * I Earl …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Earl 16 — Earl Sixteen Earl Sixteen (ou Earl 16), de son vrai nom Earl Daley, est un chanteur de reggae né à Kingston (Jamaïque) en 1958. Il n a jamais été un artiste de premier plan, même s il a interprété le classique Malcolm X, mais sa carrière connaît… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Earl — Earl, n. [OE. eorl, erl, AS. eorl man, noble; akin to OS. erl boy, man, Icel. jarl nobleman, count, and possibly to Gr. ? male, Zend arshan man. Cf. {Jarl}.] A nobleman of England ranking below a marquis, and above a viscount. The rank of an earl …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • earl — earl; earl·dom; earl·ship; Earl; …   English syllables

  • Earl — m English (mainly U.S.): from the English aristocratic title, originally a nickname parallel to DUKE (SEE Duke), KING (SEE King), etc. The title was first used in England in the 12th century, as an equivalent to the French comte count; it is from …   First names dictionary

  • Earl — Earl, NC U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 234 Housing Units (2000): 109 Land area (2000): 0.819678 sq. miles (2.122956 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.819678 sq. miles (2.122956… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Earl, NC — U.S. town in North Carolina Population (2000): 234 Housing Units (2000): 109 Land area (2000): 0.819678 sq. miles (2.122956 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.819678 sq. miles (2.122956 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Earl — Earl, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The needlefish. [Ireland] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Earl [1] — Earl (spr. Ärl), englischer Adelstitel, unserem Grafen entsprechend u. dem dänischen Jarl verwandt. Seit Wilhelm dem Eroberer, welcher ihn einführte, bis auf Eduard III., welcher seinen Sohn, den Schwarzen Prinzen, 1355 zum Herzog (Duke) von… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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