carlin

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From Old Norse karling, feminine of karl ‎(carl).

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carlin ‎(plural carlins)

  1. An old woman.

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EtymologyEdit

Probably from Carlin, nickname of Italian actor Carlo Bestinazzi (1713-1783) whose Harlequin mask was humourously compared to the dog's nose.

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carlin m ‎(plural carlins)

  1. pug (dog)

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