noun Chiefly Scot.
- carlen's catheter,
- carleton, guy, 1st baron dorchester,
Origin of carline
Examples from the Web for carline
But every dog has his day, and Carline may be as grate a airass as no other guess parson.Manners, Vol 2 of 3|Frances Brooke
Now the carline bade us get ashore, and we did so, and found the land wondrous fair, little as that solaced us then.
At last the carline came to him, and spake softly to him in his ear: "All is free now, Dalesman, come thou!"The Sundering Flood|William Morris
Well, well, said the carline, what remedy save patience for the winds and waves?
Then smiled the carline and said: “Yea, he is thy foster-father, and yet a fond one.”The House of the Wolfings|William Morris