a strong, robust fellow, especially a strong manual laborer.
a miser; an extremely thrifty person.
Archaic. a churl.
Obsolete. a bondman.
(archaic) another word for churl
c.1300, “bondsman; common man, man of low birth,” from Old Norse karl “man, male, freeman,” from Proto-Germanic *karlon-, the same root that produced Old English ceorl “man of low degree” (see churl).
The Mellere was a stout carle for the nones [Chaucer]
masc. proper name, from Middle High German Karl “man, husband” (see carl).
Carlo [kahr-loh;; Italian kahr-law] /ˈkɑr loʊ;; Italian ˈkɑr lɔ/ (Show IPA), (Carlo Broschi) 1705–82, Italian operatic male soprano. Historical Examples Farinelli’s quasi-ministerial functions did not prevent him from continuing to sing every day. History of the Opera from its Origin in Italy to the present Time Henry Sutherland Edwards Philip considered that he owed his […]
- Clement XIII
(Carlo della Torre Rezzonico) 1693–1769, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1758–69.
Carlo [kahr-loh;; Italian kahr-law] /ˈkɑr loʊ;; Italian ˈkɑr lɔ/ (Show IPA), (Carlo Lorenzini) 1826–90, Italian writer: creator of the story of Pinocchio. Historical Examples Basedon a conception by Norm Prescottfrom the original tale by Collodi. Motion Pictures 1960-1969 Copyright Office. Library of Congress.
- Carlos de Austria
Don [dawn] /dɔn/ (Show IPA), 1545–68, eldest son of Philip II of Spain: died during imprisonment for conspiracy against his father.