from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Carroll, Charles Known as "Carroll of Carrollton.” 1737-1832. American Revolutionary leader and legislator who was a member of the Continental Congress (1776-1778), signed the Declaration of Independence (1776), and served as a U.S. senator (1789-1792).
  • Carroll, Lewis See Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An Irish surname derived from the Irish Ó Cearbhaill.
  • proper n. Lewis Carroll - pseudonym of British author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  • proper n. A female given name, a less common spelling of Carol.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. English author; Charles Dodgson was an Oxford don of mathematics who is remembered for the children's stories he wrote under the pen name Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)


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