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Carroll

[kar-uh l]
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noun
  1. Charles,1737–1832, American patriot and legislator.
  2. Lewis, pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.
  3. Also Car·rol. a male or female given name.
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  • You were all that a young Englishman of good family and fortune should be; and so, Sir Carroll——'

    Against Odds

    Lawrence L. Lynch

  • There was not much doubt as to what Mrs. Carroll was wondering.

    The Carroll Girls

    Mabel Quiller-Couch

  • The bedrooms, all but Mr. and Mrs. Carroll's, were very tiny.

    The Carroll Girls

    Mabel Quiller-Couch

  • Mr. Carroll was only too happy to be able to do something in return.

    The Carroll Girls

    Mabel Quiller-Couch

  • "Got to do it," he said, in answer to Carroll's reproachful look.

    An American Suffragette

    Isaac N. Stevens


British Dictionary definitions for carroll

Carroll

noun
  1. Lewis. real name the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. 1832–98, English writer; an Oxford mathematics don who wrote Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1872) and the nonsense poem The Hunting of the Snark (1876)
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carroll in Medicine

Carroll

(kărəl)James 1854-1907
  1. British-born American physician noted for his research on yellow fever. In 1900 he deliberately infected himself with the disease for experimental purposes.
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