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  Dictionary Definition of earl

earl
noun a British nobleman ranked immediately below a marquess and immediately above a viscount, the title now being unconnected with territorial jurisdiction.
[ME erl, OE eorl (c. Icel. jarl JARL), originally, man, warrior, especially one of good birth (contrasted with ceorl simple freeman, CHURL) ]