housecarl

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house·carl

 (hous′kärl′)
n.
A member of the bodyguard or household troops of a Danish or Anglo-Saxon king or noble.

housecarl

(ˈhaʊsˌkɑːl)
n
(Historical Terms) (in medieval Europe) a household warrior of Danish kings and noblemen
[Old English hūscarl, from Old Norse hūskarl manservant, from hūs house + karl man; see churl]

house•carl

(ˈhaʊsˌkɑrl)

n.
a member of the household troops or bodyguard of a Danish or early English king or noble.
[before 1050; Middle English; late Old English hūscarl < early Dan hūskarl. See house, carl]