jarl

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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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In a desperate attempt to break out of this bleak, sad life, Frey and her three friends decide to take a gamble and fight a death-defying monster who has been terrorising Blue Vee, a northerly 'Jarldom,' in the hope that the huge reward offered will enable them to start new lives.
When Frey hears about a jarl offering a reward to anyone who can rid his jarldom of the beast slaughtering his people, she believes she sees a way they can attain glory and honor along with the wealth to give them a kind of freedom unavailable to most women of their society.