carvel

[kahr-vuh l]

Origin of carvel

late Middle English carvile < Dutch karveel caravel
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Contemporary Examples of carvel

Historical Examples of carvel

  • "Because Miss Carvel objects," he answered, with sudden energy.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • Many of these she had hung in the drawing-room at Carvel Place.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • But I knew that Carvel was not listening, and did not care what I said.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • I had been nearly a month at Carvel Place, and Christmas was approaching.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • "I never knew two brothers who were equal," said Carvel, in reflective tones.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford


British Dictionary definitions for carvel

carvel

noun
  1. another word for caravel
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