Definitions for jarlyɑrl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a medieval Scandinavian chieftain or noble.

    Category: Western History

Origin of jarl:

1810–20; < ON jarl; see earl



  1. jarl(Noun)

    a medieval Scandinavian nobleman, especially in Norway and Denmark

  2. Origin: From jarl. Cognates include Old English eorl (English earl).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jarl(noun)

    a chief; an earl; in English history, one of the leaders in the Danish and Norse invasions

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a British nobleman between a marquis and a viscount in rank.

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