carling

[kahr-ling]

Origin of carling

1350–1400; Middle English < French carlingue < Scandinavian; compare Icelandic kerling keelson, literally, old woman; see carline
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carling

carline

noun
  1. a fore-and-aft beam in a vessel, used for supporting the deck, esp around a hatchway or other opening

Word Origin for carling

C14: from Old Norse kerling old woman, carline ²

Carling

noun
  1. Will (iam). born 1965, English Rugby Union player; won 72 caps (1988–97); captained England to three Grand Slams (1991, 1992, 1995)
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