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Definition of Earl

earl
Needlefish Nee"dle*fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European great pipefich (Siphostoma, or Syngnathus, acus); -- called also earl, and tanglefish. (b) The garfish.
Earl
Earl Earl, n. (Zo["o]l.) The needlefish. [Ireland]
Earl
Earl Earl, n. [OE. eorl, erl, AS. eorl man, noble; akin to OS. erl boy, man, Icel. jarl nobleman, count, and possibly to Gr. ? male, Zend arshan man. Cf. Jarl.] A nobleman of England ranking below a marquis, and above a viscount. The rank of an earl corresponds to that of a count (comte) in France, and graf in Germany. Hence the wife of an earl is still called countess. See Count.

Meaning of Earl from wikipedia

- Earl (/ɜːrl, ɜːrəl/) is a rank of the nobility in the United Kingdom. The title originates in the Old English word eorl, meaning "a man of noble birth...
- The title of Earl of Wigtown (or Wigton or Wigtoun) was created twice in the Peerage of Scotland. The first creation was in 1341 for Malcolm Fleming, and...
- The title of Earl of Ulster has been created six times in the Peerage of Ireland and twice in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. Since 1928, the title...
- Earl of Loudoun (pronounced "loud-on" /ˈlaʊdən/), named after Loudoun in Ayrshire, is a title in the Peerage of Scotland. It was created in 1633 for John...
- The title of Earl of Hereford was created six times in the Peerage of England. Dates indicate the years the person held the title for. Swegen Godwinson...
- Earl Grey tea is a tea blend which has been flavoured with oil of bergamot. The rind's fragrant oil is added to black tea to give Earl Grey its unique...
- Earl of Ruglen was a title in the Peerage of Scotland. Along with the subsidiary titles Viscount of Riccartoun and Lord Hillhouse, it was created on the...
- My Name Is Earl is an American television sitcom created by Greg Garcia that aired on the NBC television network from September 20, 2005, to May 14, 2009...
- is variously described by historians as Earl of Northumbria, Earl of Bernicia (northern Northumbria) and Earl of Bamburgh, his stronghold on the Northumbrian...
- Earl of Es**** is a title in the Peerage of England which was first created in the 12th century by King Stephen of England. The title has been recreated...