- n. （英）伯爵
- n. (Earl)人名；(英、挪)厄尔；
来自拉丁词orior, 升起，起来，词源同origin,orient. 原指勇敢的人，战士，后来用于尊称，作为count的对等词。
- earl (n.)
- Old English eorl "brave man, warrior, leader, chief" (contrasted with ceorl "churl"), from Proto-Germanic *erlaz, which is of uncertain origin. In Anglo-Saxon poetry, "a warrior, a brave man;" in later Old English, "nobleman," especially a Danish under-king (equivalent of cognate Old Norse jarl), then one of the viceroys under the Danish dynasty in England. After 1066 adopted as the equivalent of Latin comes (see count (n.)).
- 1. The late Earl passed on much of his fortune to his daughter.
- 2. Earl Grey, Darjeeling and Jasmine are best-selling traditional teas.
- 3. "Call me Earl!" he entreated.
- 4. the Earl and Countess of Rosebery
- 5. the Earl of Essex
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