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EtymologyEdit

From Old English eorl.

NounEdit

eorl (plural eorls)

  1. (historical) An Anglo-Saxon of noble rank; a nobleman ranking above a thane; alderman.

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *erlaz, further origin unknown. Cognate with Old Saxon erl, Old High German erl, Old Norse jarl.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eo̯rl/, [eo̯rˠɫ]

NounEdit

eorl m

  1. Anglo-Saxon of noble rank; a nobleman ranking above a thane; alderman
  2. warrior, brave man
  3. Danish under-king, jarl

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