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jarl

[yahrl] /yɑrl/
noun, Scandinavian History
1.
a chieftain; earl.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Old Norse jarl; see earl
Related forms
jarldom, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for jarl

jarl

/jɑːl/
noun
1.
(medieval history) a Scandinavian chieftain or noble
Derived Forms
jarldom, noun
Word Origin
C19: from Old Norse; see earl
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Word Origin and History for jarl
n.

see earl.

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