Examples from the Web for earle
Earle also gave a short musical performance, which included this rendition of his own “Christmas in Washington.”
Unlike Brada Mendez, Earle, who had a violent past, was not attending A.A. voluntarily.Elizabeth Peña and the Truth About Alcoholic Women|Gabrielle Glaser|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Growing up where I did, you had the Carter Family and the Staple Singers,” Earle says.
But Earle, following the spectacled man out of the room, stopped in the doorway.
Margaret was the picture of haughtiness as she turned and said, "Miss Earle, if you please!"A Voice in the Wilderness|Grace Livingston Hill
"Very well," said Earle, and went off alone, through the lot and into the corn.
From his knapsack Earle produced a folded map of the northern portion of South America which he opened and spread out on a rock.In Search of El Dorado|Harry Collingwood
Earle and his wife live in the most private manner imaginable at Portsmouth, without keeping a servant of any kind.The Letters of Jane Austen|Jane Austen
British Dictionary definitions for earle
Word Origin for earl
Word Origin and History for earle
Old English eorl "brave man, warrior, leader, chief" (contrasted with ceorl "churl"), from Proto-Germanic *erlo-z, of uncertain origin.
In Anglo-Saxon poetry, "a warrior, a brave man;" in later Old English, "nobleman," especially a Danish under-king (equivalent of cognate Old Norse jarl), then one of the viceroys under the Danish dynasty in England. After 1066 adopted as the equivalent of Latin comes (see count (n.)).