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[kar-uh l] /ˈkær əl/
Charles, 1737–1832, American patriot and legislator.
Lewis, pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.
Also, Carrol. a male or female given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • You were all that a young Englishman of good family and fortune should be; and so, Sir Carroll——'

    Against Odds Lawrence L. Lynch
  • There was not much doubt as to what Mrs. Carroll was wondering.

    The Carroll Girls Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • The bedrooms, all but Mr. and Mrs. Carroll's, were very tiny.

    The Carroll Girls Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • Mr. Carroll was only too happy to be able to do something in return.

    The Carroll Girls Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • "Got to do it," he said, in answer to Carroll's reproachful look.

    An American Suffragette Isaac N. Stevens
British Dictionary definitions for Carroll


Lewis. real name the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. 1832–98, English writer; an Oxford mathematics don who wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1872) and the nonsense poem The Hunting of the Snark (1876)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Carroll in Medicine

Carroll Car·roll (kār'əl), James. 1854-1907.

British-born American physician noted for his research on yellow fever. In 1900 he deliberately infected himself with the disease for experimental purposes.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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