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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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Shields adorn the sides of the boat and round the walls of the shed are paintings of previous Jarls in scenes from Norse times - longships coming ashore, battles and raids.
The Washington Post reported that the decision came after sheriffs complained that local jarls were overcrowded with inmates waiting for beds in state-run prisons.
Also, most asylum seekers were detained in facilities resembling prisons--some actually in jarls with convicted criminals.
Or is it simply a version of Orkneyinga saga, which is more accurately described as a saga about the jarls of the Orkneys?
Currently, when illegal immigrants are arrested they are placed in local jarls, federal facilities or private prisons.
private jarls are no more than 20 years old; many of their counterparts are decades older.
He claims not to know which of these two versions is sannara ('truer'), but points out that Pall was never heard of again, in either Orkney or Scotland, Indeed, he has been exercising caution throughout the episode leading up to the reference to Sveinn's account, for he twice points out a lack of information: 'Ekki er getit orda peira Pals jarls ok Sveins, medan peir foru badir saman' ('There is no record of the conversation between Jarl Pall and Sveinn, while they were both journeying together') and 'Ekki er getit fleiri orda jarls en pessa' ('There is no record of further words of the jarl than these').
It would be useful if the book provided guidance regarding what types of emergencies jarls and prisons are likely to face and how to prepare for and respond to those emergencies.
With few community alternatives for these offenders, they are increasingly being kept in county jarls by default.
Jessa and her cousin Thorkil are the youngest in the line of Wulfings, the family that has always produced the Lord Jarl.
CRESTA Holidays - for brochures call 0870 1610909/ for reservations call 0870 33 33 303 two nights B&B at the four-star Birger Jarl (departing Friday or Saturday only) pounds 307 per person (late April) based on twin share, including SAS flights.
Jarl and guizers burn their replica Viking ship and then party till dawn.