carlin

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Etymology 1[edit]

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

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carlin (plural carlins)

  1. An old woman.
    Synonyms: hag, crone

Etymology 2[edit]

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carlin (plural carlins)

  1. Alternative form of carling

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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carlin m (plural carlins)

  1. pug (dog)

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