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[kahrl] /kɑrl/
a male given name, form of Charles. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It was Karl Yundt who was heard, implacable to his last breath.

    The Secret Agent Joseph Conrad
  • When Karl comes from the university in his vacation, his first question is, "Where is Sami?"

  • The only visitors staying here are Miss Barbara and Mr. Karl.

    Echoes of the War J. M. Barrie
  • Billy and Karl come in by the window, leaving a fishing-rod outside.

    Echoes of the War J. M. Barrie
  • "But that man is not Karl Armstadt," cried Katrina in a wavering voice.

    City of Endless Night Milo Hastings
Word Origin and History for Karl

see Carl.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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