Thesaurus / churlFEEDBACK
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Many years ago I was very much wounded (but I said nothing) to hear myself spoken of as a churl, an impossible and crabbed man.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
To give awkwardly denotes the churl; the most difficult and unpleasant part is to give; then, why not add a smile?
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
There tarried Olaf long and it fared well with him, and always was he mightily beloved by the churl.
A man may value what is his own without being a miser or a churl.
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
I am no sour churl to take offence at the idle words of a foolish boy.
FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
"Then walk beside my horse and we'll get back to the Townland of Mischance to-night," said the Churl.
THE KING OF IRELAND'S SONPADRAIC COLUM
The Teutonic race had a myth which explained the origin of the classes eorl, ceorl and thrall (earl, churl and slave).
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
I wonder what thrift that churl drives, that of late he hath ever had light in his house till the night grew deep.
THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
More than one found a lover in a knight or a churl; but generally such loves came to a bad end.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
He the hall entered, the icebergs resounded, as the churl approached; the thicket on his cheeks was frozen.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
WORDS RELATED TO CHURL
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