jarl

[ yahrl ]
/ yɑrl /

noun Scandinavian History.

a chieftain; earl.

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Origin of jarl

1810–20; <Old Norse jarl;see earl

OTHER WORDS FROM jarl

jarldom, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for jarl

jarl
/ (jɑːl) /

noun

medieval history a Scandinavian chieftain or noble

Derived forms of jarl

jarldom, noun

Word Origin for jarl

C19: from Old Norse; see earl
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