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[kar-uh l] /ˈkær əl/
Charles, 1737–1832, American patriot and legislator.
Lewis, pen name of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.
Also, Carrol. a male or female given name. Unabridged
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  • Carroll climbed the two flights slowly and unlocked her door.

    An American Suffragette Isaac N. Stevens
  • There was not much doubt as to what Mrs. Carroll was wondering.

    The Carroll Girls Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • Carroll opened the window, and the cat arched her back and purred, hesitating.

    The Debtor Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Mr. Carroll was only too happy to be able to do something in return.

    The Carroll Girls Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • Frank waited until Carroll gathered up her "copy," and then they went out into the street together.

    An American Suffragette Isaac N. Stevens
British Dictionary definitions for Carroll


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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Carroll in Medicine

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.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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