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carvel

[kahr-vuh l] /ˈkɑr vəl/
noun
1.
Origin of carvel
late Middle English
late Middle English carvile < Dutch karveel caravel
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  • "Because Miss carvel objects," he answered, with sudden energy.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford
  • Many of these she had hung in the drawing-room at carvel Place.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford
  • But I knew that carvel was not listening, and did not care what I said.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford
  • I had been nearly a month at carvel Place, and Christmas was approaching.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford
  • "If I were you, I would not say anything to carvel about that matter," said the professor quickly.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford
  • "I never knew two brothers who were equal," said carvel, in reflective tones.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford
  • The professor interested me, but I could see that we were boring carvel.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford
  • carvel closed the door behind us, and the professor and I proceeded alone.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford
  • "No, indeed," echoed Mrs. carvel, but in more doubtful tones.

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    F. Marion Crawford
British Dictionary definitions for carvel

carvel

/ˈkɑːvəl/
noun
1.
another word for caravel
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