Definition of Carvel

1. n. Same as Caravel.



Definition of Carvel

1. Noun. (nautical) a small lateen-rigged Mediterranean vessel with two masts, used to carry cargo ¹

2. Noun. the sea blubber ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carvel

1. caravel [n -S] - See also: caravel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carvel

caruncula salivaris
caruncula sublingualis
caruncular
carunculate
carunculated
carunculous
carvable
carvacrol
carvacrols
carve
carve out
carve up
carved
carved in stone
carvedilol
carvel (current term)
carvel-built
carvelbuilt
carvels
carven
carvene
carveol
carveols
carveout
carveouts
carver
carveries
carvers
carvery
carves

Literary usage of Carvel

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1. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1890)
"VIRGINIA carvel AND PRESIDENT LINCOLN. WINSTON CHURCHILL. ... [Virginia carvel, a beautiful and high-spirited girl and an uncompromising Confederate, ..."

2. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1823)
"PRIORI HANS carvel. WERE we to investigate the genealogy of our best modern stories, we should often discover the illegitimacy of our favourites; ..."

3. The Beauties of English Poesy by Oliver Goldsmith (1767)
"HANS carvel. This bagatelle, for which, by the bye, Mr. Prior has got his ... HANS carvel, impotent and old, Married a lids of London mold: ..."

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