Carkanet to Carol
(Car"ka*net) n. A carcanet. Southey.
(Cark"ing) a. Distressing; worrying; perplexing; corroding; as, carking cares.
(Carl) n. [Icel, karl a male, a man; akin to AS. ceorl, OHG. charal, G. kerl fellow. See Churl.]
[Written also carle.]
1. A rude, rustic man; a churl.
The miller was a stout carl.
2. Large stalks of hemp which bear the seed; called also carl hemp.
3. pl. A kind of food. See citation, below.
Caring or carl are gray steeped in water and fried the next day in butter or fat. They are eaten on the
second Sunday before Easter, formerly called Carl Sunday.
Robinson's Whitby Glossary
(Car"lin) n. [Dim., fr. carl male.] An old woman. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
(Car"line Car"o*line) , n. [F. carin; cf. It. carlino; so called from Carlo (Charles) VI. of Naples.]
A silver coin once current in some parts of Italy, worth about seven cents. Simmonds.
(Car"line Car"ling) n. [Cf. F. carlingur, Sp. Pg., & It. carlinga.] (Naut.) A short timber running
lengthwise of a ship, from one transverse desk beam to another; also, one of the cross timbers that strengthen
a hath; usually in pl.
(Car"line this`tle) [F. carline, It., Sp., & Pg., carlina. Said to be so called from the Emperor
Charlemagne, whose army is reputed to have used it as a remedy for pestilence.] (Bot.) A prickly plant
of the genus Carlina found in Europe and Asia.
Carling Sunday, a Sunday in Lent when carls are eaten. In some parts of England, Passion Sunday.
See Carl, 4.
(Car"lings) n. pl. Same as Carl, 3.
(Car"list) n. A partisan of Charles X. of France, or of Don Carlos of Spain.
(Car"lock) n. [F. carlock, fr. Russ. Karlúk'.] A sort of Russian isinglass, made from the air
bladder of the sturgeon, and used in clarifying wine.
(Car"lot) n. [From Carl.] A churl; a boor; a peasant or countryman. [Obs.] Shak.
(Car`lo*vin"gi*an) a. [F. Carlovingen.] Pertaining to, founded by, of descended from,
Charlemagne; as, the Carlovingian race of kings.
(||Car`ma`gnole") n. [F.]
1. A popular or Red Rebublican song and dance, of the time of the first French Revolution.
They danced and yelled the carmagnole.
2. A bombastic report from the French armies.
(Car"man) n.; pl. Carmen A man whose employment is to drive, or to convey goods in, a car