Charles Definition

chärlz
noun
A masculine name: dim. Charley, Charlie, Chuck; var. Carl, Karl; equiv. L. Carolus, Ger. Carl, Karl, It. Carlo, Sp. Carlos, Du. Karel; fem. Charlene, Charlotte, Caroline.
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(born Charles Philip Arthur George) 1948- ; Prince of Wales: son of Elizabeth II.
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A.d. 823-877; king of France (843-877) &, as Charles II, Holy Roman Emperor (875-877)
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(born Charles Stuart) 1600-49; king of England, Scotland, & Ireland (1625-49): beheaded.
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(born Charles Francis Joseph) 1887-1922; emperor of Austria &, as Charles IV, king of Hungary (1916-18): forced to abdicate.
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pronoun
A male given name.
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A patronymic surname​.

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The eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the British throne. He was invested as Prince of Wales in 1969.
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Origin of Charles

  • From the French Charles, from the Old High German Karl, from the Proto-Germanic *karlaz (“person, free man”); compare the English word churl and the German Kerl.

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