Associations to the word «Charles»

Wiktionary

CHARLES, proper noun. A male given name.
CHARLES, proper noun. A patronymic surname​.
CHARLES BONNET SYNDROME, noun. The experience of complex visual hallucinations in patients with visual loss.

Dictionary definition

CHARLES, noun. King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574).
CHARLES, noun. King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control; after the intervention of Jeanne d'Arc the French were able to defeat the English and end the Hundred Years' War (1403-1461).
CHARLES, noun. As Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877).
CHARLES, noun. King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685).
CHARLES, noun. Son of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland; was deposed and executed by Oliver Cromwell (1600-1649).
CHARLES, noun. The eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948).
CHARLES, noun. French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823).
CHARLES, noun. King of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814).
CHARLES, noun. A river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from Boston.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.