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[kahrl] /kɑrl/
a male given name, form of Charles. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Karl looked sullen and discontented, and utterly unlike himself.

    The First Violin Jessie Fothergill
  • It was Karl Yundt who was heard, implacable to his last breath.

    The Secret Agent Joseph Conrad
  • Karl came in and threw himself into Helen's arms, who pressed him to her breast.

    The Prussian Terror Alexandre Dumas
  • When Karl comes from the university in his vacation, his first question is, "Where is Sami?"

  • Karl's clothes, it is true, were scarcely the garb to be hoped for in so marked a man.

    Miss Primrose Roy Rolfe Gilson
Word Origin and History for Karl

see Carl.

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