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carvel

[kahr-vuh l] /ˈkɑr vəl/
noun
1.
Origin of carvel
late Middle English
late Middle English carvile < Dutch karveel caravel
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  • And that was to say good-night to the Colonel, and more frigidly to Miss carvel herself.

    The Crisis, Complete Winston Churchill
  • I had been nearly a month at carvel Place, and Christmas was approaching.

    Paul Patoff F. Marion Crawford
  • The words were spoken in a low tone, and Mrs. carvel said something to me just then, so that I could not hear Patoff's answer.

    Paul Patoff F. Marion Crawford
  • Many of these she had hung in the drawing-room at carvel Place.

    Paul Patoff F. Marion Crawford
  • Either go to Mr. carvel without his daughter's permission, or else fight it out as you can until your brother goes.

    Paul Patoff F. Marion Crawford
  • The professor interested me, but I could see that we were boring carvel.

    Paul Patoff F. Marion Crawford
  • "You should write out this history for your grandchildren, Mr. carvel," he added, as he bade his Swiss light us to our room.

    Richard Carvel, Complete Winston Churchill
  • "I would not consent to his marrying my daughter, though," returned carvel.

    Paul Patoff F. Marion Crawford
  • At sight of Mr. carvel Mr. Brinsmade started back in surprise.

    The Crisis, Complete Winston Churchill
British Dictionary definitions for carvel

carvel

/ˈkɑːvəl/
noun
1.
another word for caravel
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