eorl

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old English eorl. Doublet of earl and jarl.

Noun[edit]

eorl (plural eorls)

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

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

eorl

  1. Alternative form of erle

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /e͜orl/, [e͜orˠl]

Noun[edit]

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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