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Definition of Earl

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.

Earl Quotations

Earl Nightingale has inspired more people toward success and fortune than any other motivational speaker on the planet.
Zig Ziglar

I would get records by Earl Scruggs... I would tune my banjo down and I'd pick out the songs note by note. Learned how to play that way. I persevered. There was a book written by Pete Seeger, who showed you some basic strumming and some basic picking... And I kind of worked out my own style of playing.
Steve Martin

My very first role was with James Earl Jones on 'Gabriel's Fire' on TV. He drove a Chevy Citation, which is the exact same car that I bought from a guy in San Francisco called Sandy Boone. I showed up on set, and James Earl Jones was driving the car I had bought from Sandy for $250.
Leland Orser

The current leadership of the Labor party react to the idea that working-class students might study the subjects they studied with the same horror that the Earl of Grantham showed when a chauffeur wanted to marry his daughter.
Michael Gove

I have a company called Earl Campbell Foods. I got into the meat business in 1991.
Earl Campbell
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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
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