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Carlyle

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biographical name Car·lyle \kär-ˈlī(-ə)l, ˈkär-ˌ\

Definition of Carlyle

  1. Thomas 1795–1881 Scot. essayist & hist.

Carlylean or Carlylian play \kär-ˈlī-lē-ən\ adjective



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