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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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  • Karl looked sullen and discontented, and utterly unlike himself.

    The First Violin Jessie Fothergill
  • Often she sayt to me, 'Karl, come in my room,' ant zere she kisset me secretly.

    Boyhood Leo Tolstoy
  • Karl came in and threw himself into Helen's arms, who pressed him to her breast.

    The Prussian Terror Alexandre Dumas
  • Karl Ivanitch covered his eyes, and his lips were quivering.

    Boyhood Leo Tolstoy
  • Karl's clothes, it is true, were scarcely the garb to be hoped for in so marked a man.

    Miss Primrose Roy Rolfe Gilson
Word Origin and History for Karl

see Carl.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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