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jarl

 (yärl)
n.
A medieval Scandinavian chieftain or nobleman.

[Old Norse.]

jarl

(jɑːl)
n
(Historical Terms) medieval history a Scandinavian chieftain or noble
[C19: from Old Norse; see earl]
ˈjarldom n

jarl

(yɑrl)

n.
a medieval Scandinavian chieftain or noble.
[1810–20; < Old Norse jarl; see earl]
jarl′dom, n.
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36) As noted previously, his saga of St Olarf copied information from Orknejnga saga about the death of Sigurdr and the accession to the jarldom of his sons.
67) Some of the other tales having direct connections with the Orkneys were probably part of the literature being composed in, and circulating round, the jarldom.