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Definition of Earl


  1. A nobleman of England ranking below a marquis, and above a viscount. The rank of an earl corresponds to that of a count (comte) in France, and graf in Germany. Hence the wife of an earl is still called countess. See Count.
  2. The needlefish.
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Earl Translations

earl in Dutch is graaf
earl in French is comte
earl in German is Graf
earl in Norwegian is greve, jarl
earl in Spanish is conde
earl in Swedish is engelsk greve