noun Scandinavian History.
Origin of jarl
1810–20;Related formsjarl·dom, noun
< Old Norse jarl;
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Historical Examples of jarl
Once he raised his pistol to Jarl's heart and lowered it again.
You, Jarl, get into the lock and take a cable with an electro-magnet anchor.
You, Nizzo and Ragna, enter the air-lock with Jarl so that if he misses, you can pull him back.
“This is my son Rolf,” said the jarl, turning round hastily.
Jarl Rongvold looked at his kinsman in undisguised amazement.
British Dictionary definitions for jarl
Derived Formsjarldom, noun
medieval history a Scandinavian chieftain or noble
Word Origin for jarl
C19: from Old Norse; see earl
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