Associations to the word «Earl»


EARL, noun. A British nobleman next in rank above a viscount and below a marquess; equivalent to a European count. A female using the style is termed a countess.
EARL, proper noun. The title of an earl.
EARL, proper noun. (chiefly US) A male given name from the English noun earl.
EARL, proper noun. A surname​ for service in the household of an earl, or from a nickname.
EARL GREY, noun. A blend of black tea flavoured with oil from the rind of the bergamot orange.
EARL MARSHAL, noun. (UK) A hereditary royal officeholder and chivalric title under the sovereign of the United Kingdom, responsible for state funerals and coronations.

Dictionary definition

EARL, noun. A British peer ranking below a marquess and above a viscount.

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