- a strong, robust fellow, especially a strong manual laborer.
- a miser; an extremely thrifty person.
Origin of carl
OTHER WORDS FROM carlcarlish, adjectivecarl·ish·ness, noun
Other definitions for carl (2 of 2)
How to use carl in a sentence
“The whole ticking-time-bomb thesis is … so cockamamie,” said Carle.
“Prosecutions will divide us and not make these excesses less likely,” said Carle.
These claims are absolutely false, according to former interrogators such as Carle and Kleinman.
Still, you were then but the landless house-carle captain, and yet you dared to look up to the daughter of the ealdorman.A Prince of Cornwall|Charles W. Whistler
Then the carle said, “Another cup for the longer after youth!”
Then arose a white-headed carle from a table nigh to the dais, whose black raiment was well adorned with gold.
Alas that thou shouldst talk so,” said a carle, rising up from the warm sand; “what shall all thy toil win thee?
Mr. Carle, dancing master, may be spoke with on school days at Mrs. White's Tavern.A Portrait of Old George Town|Grace Dunlop Ecker