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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A medieval Scandinavian noble ranking immediately below the king.

Usage examples (33)
  • And south I went, when the ice passed out of the fjord, in jarl
  • That was on commission from Egil Asmundsson, jarl in Raumsdal.
  • As the oldest son of a jarl, Njall is to become jarl himself one day.
  • Ragnvald, jarl of Maeri; made first Norse earl of Orkney; slain in Norway. for more
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