carvel

[kahr-vuh l]
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noun


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

  • "No, indeed," echoed Mrs. Carvel, but in more doubtful tones.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford

  • "I would not consent to his marrying my daughter, though," returned Carvel.

    Paul Patoff

    F. Marion Crawford


British Dictionary definitions for carvel

carvel

noun

another word for caravel
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