Complete Definition of "churl"

English

Etymology
From the Old English Äeorl.

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)l|-ÉË(r)l

Noun
en-noun

  1. a boorish person; a peasant
  2. (Ãéodisc Geléafa): a freedman, ranked below a thane but above a thrall
  3. (Shakespearean) ill-mannered lout

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Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L3+ (AutoFormat? would have corrected level of Translations)
trans-top|boorish person
German: Kerl m
trans-mid
trans-bottom
Spanish: montañero m
trans-top|freedman in a þéod
German: Kerl m
trans-mid
trans-bottom

See also
churlish

ang:churl
it:churl
te:churl
vi:churl
zh:churl

Revision and Credits for"churl"
  • 2007-11-28 16:37 - Jonathan Webley - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/81.157.252.166|81.157.252.166]] ([[User_talk:81.157.252.166|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:UllmannBot|UllmannBot]]

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