Definitions

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  • n. An old woman.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An old woman.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old woman: a contemptuous term for any woman.

Etymologies

From Old Norse karling, feminine of karl ("carl"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • June 24, 2008 tags: carlin, wordsmith by Dale Challener Roe

    One Less Wordsmith « Write Anything

  • This really does suck, I've been listening to carlin and watching his HBO special since i was like 10. as with most of my friends i was highly influenced by his vulgar comedy style.

    Comedian George Carlin Has Passed Away « FirstShowing.net

  • It was now with a feeling as if his blood were ice, as if his flesh had been turned into creeping and crawling things, and as if his hair all stood on end, that Lachlan, in a tone which fear rendered nearly inaudible, said for the third time, 'Indeed and in­deed, carlin, but you have waxed very large!'

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • 'Hout! carlin,' he exclaimed, raising himself on his elbow, 'you are waxing large.'

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged bruce carlin, mike cluett, milton historical society, new years eve 2010, town of milton | Leave a Comment »

    2009 December 07 « Mike Cluett's Milton Blog

  • Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged bruce carlin, mike cluett, milton historical society, new years eve 2010, town of milton

    Ring In 2010 Town of Milton Style

  • Hitting Walls (v. iii), 2008 from carlin wing on Vimeo.

    Squash: Society and Style

  • MacTavish Mhor, wished in her heart that the stern old carlin had been burnt on the day her husband had his due.

    Chronicles of the Canongate

  • June 14th, 2006 at 12: 30 am bobby johnson says: all they have to do is add the rude pundit and that would be a show worth watching, ann slimey bitch coulter, george pork chop carlin and the rude gift of gab pundit. sold out.

    Think Progress » NBC To Feature Coulter On Tonight Show

  • Granted my dad's views are completely whacked, but at least he was able to make me see that the entire thing was bullshit...and bad for ya /carlin

    another abortion myth debunked

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  • Also carling.

    June 25, 2011


  • Flouted him the drunken churl,
    Jeered at him the serving-girl,
    Prompt to please her master;
    And the begging carlin, late
    Fed and clothed at Ury's gate,
    Cursed him as he passed her.

    - John Greenleaf Whittier, 'Barclay of Ury'.

    September 16, 2009