Carroll



Charles, 1737–1832, American patriot and legislator.
Lewis, pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.
Also, Carrol. a male or female given name.
Contemporary Examples

Carroll talks to me over the sound of an organ projecting from a Yamaha keyboard.
This Civil War Reenactor Controls Christie’s Fate Olivia Nuzzi March 4, 2014

Carroll was kinder, shrugging that “you can only take a person at his word.”
Chris Christie’s Faking It on Gun Rights Olivia Nuzzi July 9, 2014

The next stop comes, Carroll, and when the newbies with red white and blue balloons get on, we applaud and laugh again.
Subway Euphoria Jessi Klein November 4, 2008

“I think it will add to the appeal for a lot of women,” Carroll said.
Why Women Don’t Vote for Women Patricia Murphy April 7, 2014

Carroll hopes to erect a plaque in her former home and at the hotel where she also lived.
Meet America’s Indiana Jones: Andrew Carroll Searches for Forgotten History Across the U.S. Nina Strochlic May 13, 2013

Historical Examples

Carroll climbed the two flights slowly and unlocked her door.
An American Suffragette Isaac N. Stevens

The Carroll house is just what I want, for all it is a little old-fashioned.
Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904 Lucy Maud Montgomery

Carroll opened the window, and the cat arched her back and purred, hesitating.
The Debtor Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

Mr. Enwright looked out of the window and recognized Carroll.
Uncle Sam’s Boys as Lieutenants H. Irving Hancock

Frank waited until Carroll gathered up her “copy,” and then they went out into the street together.
An American Suffragette Isaac N. Stevens

noun
Lewis. real name the Reverend Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. 1832–98, English writer; an Oxford mathematics don who wrote Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking-Glass (1872) and the nonsense poem The Hunting of the Snark (1876)

Carroll Car·roll (kār’əl), James. 1854-1907.

British-born American physician noted for his research on yellow fever. In 1900 he deliberately infected himself with the disease for experimental purposes.

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