Examples of churl
<as far as he was concerned, anyone from outside the city was a backwater churl>
<don't bother asking for donations at that house—the churl who lives there believes that charity begins and ends at home>
Origin of churl
Middle English, from Old English ceorl man, ceorl; akin to Old Norse karl man, husband
First Known Use: before 12th century
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