carrel


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Carrel \Car"rel\, n.
   See Quarrel, an arrow.
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Carrel \Car"rel\, n. (Arch.)
   1. Same as 4th Carol.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. a table partitioned by vertical boards into small areas
      where an individual may read or study with minimal
      distraction from activities nearby. They are used
      especially in libraries. Also, the term is used to refer
      to one partition of such a table. Related etymologically
      to the 4th carol.
      [PJC]
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