Carline

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Carline (Naut) A short timber running lengthwise of a ship, from one transverse desk beam to another; also, one of the cross timbers that strengthen a hath; -- usually in pl.
    • n Carline A silver coin once current in some parts of Italy, worth about seven cents.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n carline See carlin.
    • n carline Same as carlino
    • carline Belonging to the genus Carlina: as, the carline thistle.
    • n carline A kind of thistle, Carlina vulgaris or C. acaulis. See Carlina.
    • n carline A piece of timber in a ship, ranging fore and aft from one deck-beam to another, and forming with the beams a framing for the deck-planks to rest upon.
    • n carline A transverse iron or wooden bar placed across the top of a railroad-car from side to side to support the roof-boards. Sometimes called a rafter.
    • n carline A Russian game of billiards which employs five balls, one of them blue and another black or yellow. It scores for both caroms and pockets and is cumulative in its counts and penalties. It was a favorite in the United States when pocket tables were in fashion.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Carline an old woman: a witch
    • n Carline kar′lin a genus of plants closely allied to the true thistles.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. carin,; cf. It. carlino,; -- so called from Carlo,Charles) VI. of Naples
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From a legend that an angel showed the root of one to Charlemagne as a remedy for a plague.

Usage

In literature:

Drop me off at the first carline.
"Burned Bridges" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
There was a carline at Bergthorsknoll, whose name was Saevuna.
"The story of Burnt Njal" by Anonymous
A moment later two seamen, by order of Mr. Carlin, took him each by his two arms, and held him like a vice.
"Fighting for the Right" by Oliver Optic
When he reached the door, a little flattering carlin met him standing in the door.
"Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know" by Various
Both nodded acknowledgment of the introduction and Carlin brought a chair for the visitor.
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney
Babbie Hildreth crumpled all up when Carline Dodge called out her crush's name.
"Betty Wales Senior" by Margaret Warde
CARLIN, WILLIAM P., 402.
"The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876" by J. F. Loubat
He remained silent so long that Carlin thought that that must be the end, abrupt though it was, to the story.
"Sonnie-Boy's People" by James B. Connolly
The beams and carlines overhead in the 'Macedonian' slaughter-house were spattered with blood and brains.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
Mrs. Carlin repeated her story of Jimmy's illness and her consequent inability to pay the whole rent.
"Chester Rand" by Horatio Alger, Jr
This much was clear and plain to the consciousness of Nelia Carline.
"The River Prophet" by Raymond S. Spears
Andrew seized the carline-beam and vanished through the gap.
"Johnstone of the Border" by Harold Bindloss
Absolution for one who deflowers a young woman, is taxed at six carlins.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 10 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Then we hire a blacksmith to come out from Carlin.
"The Hills of Refuge" by Will N. Harben
When he reached the door, a little flattering carlin met him standing in the door.
"Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales" by Various
Carlin was nearest the door, and in a bantering tone opened a conversation with the Mongolian.
"The Comstock Club" by Charles Carroll Goodwin
But how got you on with the king and the carlin?
"The Childhood of King Erik Menved" by Bernhard Severin Ingemann
Carlin, Gen. William P., at Bentonville, 172.
"A Narrative of Service with the Third Wisconsin Infantry" by Julian Wisner Hinkley
Why didn't Carlin and Carpenter sign it as well as Shields?
"Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1 (of 2) The True Story Of A Great Life" by William H. Herndon Jesse W. Weik
Cast your een up to the Carlin-rigg, and see what's coming.
"The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by James Hogg
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In poetry:

They hadna been a week from her,
A week but barely ane,
When word came to the carline wife
That her three sons were gane.
"The Wife Of Usher's Well" by Andrew Lang
They hadna been a week from her,
A week but barely three,
Whan word came to the carlin wife
That her sons she'd never see.
"The Wife Of Usher's Well" by Andrew Lang
It fell about the Martinmass,
Whan nights are lang and mirk,
The carline wife's three sons came hame,
And their hats were o the birk.
"The Wife Of Usher's Well" by Andrew Lang
Flouted him the drunken churl,
Jeered at him the serving-girl,
Prompt to please her master;
And the begging carlin, late
Fed and clothed at Ury's gate,
Cursed him as he passed her.
"Barclay Of Ury" by John Greenleaf Whittier
The carlines at hame were a' girning and graning,
The bairns were a' greeting frae morning till e'en,
They gat naething for crowdy but runts boil'd to sowdie,
For naething gat growing for Barrochan Jean.
"Barrochan Jean" by Robert Tannahill
But, alas! the fire had reached the powder magszine,
Then followed an explosion, oh! what a fesrful scene;
But the exploslon was witnessed by Captain Babby of the ship "Carline,"
Who most fortunately arrived in the nick of time.
"The Burning of the Ship 'Kent'" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

'Bruce' by Peter Ames Carlin .
View excerpts of the interview with Adam E Carlin , Managing Director of Wealth Management and Senior Portfolio Management Director.
A review of former television critic Peter Ames Carlin 's book appeared in The Sunday Oregonian.
Carlin 's Battery holds annual Veterans Day activity.
PARKERSBURG — Despite gray skies and occasional raindrops, about 50 people Monday afternoon attended a Veterans Day event at Fort Boreman Historical Park by the Carlin 's Battery D Civil War.
Despite gray skies and occasional raindrops, about 50 people Monday afternoon attended a Veterans Day event at Fort Boreman Historical Park by the Carlin 's Battery D Civil War re-enactors.
Carlin , 75, of 60 Church St, Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012 at home.
Eunice H Carlin , of Walla Walla, 92, died Sept 6, 2012, at Regency at The Park.
Vincent, Carlin will enter Eagles Hall of Fame By Ed Kracz Staff writer PhillyBurbs.com.
Rain Pryor, left, and Kelly Carlin .
Carlin Romano has a story to tell about philosophy and about America.
What is there to say about George Carlin that hasn't been said before.
Herotainment has signed Carlin West Agency to further develop its Herotopia brand and serve as licensing agent for North America.
Bert Molner launched Pet Honor Caskets earlier this year, a company that quickly caught the attention of Sen Carlin Yoder and the Economic Development Corp.
"It started off very crude, with very unpalatable alcohol," said James Carlin of Ipswich, author of the recently published " Cocktails .
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In science:

Note that the conditions of Theorem 2.1 are already weaker than those of Schervish and Carlin , for example (see also Liu et al. ), although Theorem 2.1 does not give a qualitative rate of convergence.
A Bit of Information Theory, and the Data Augmentation Algorithm Converges
Spiegelhalter, D., Best, N., Carlin, B. and van der Linde, A. (2002).
Interpreting self-organizing maps through space--time data models
The authors would like to thank Sergey Zibrov for advice on the experimental apparatus design, and Chris Carlin for helping with the laser lock construction.
Performance of a prototype atomic clock based on lin||lin coherent population trapping resonances in Rb atomic vapor
Sgr Metallicity Metallicities were measured for all stars using a software pipeline entitled "EZ_SPAM" (Easy Stellar Parameters and Metallicities), details of which will appear in a forthcoming paper (Carlin et al. 2011, in prep.).
Kinematics and Chemistry of Stars Along the Sagittarius Trailing Tidal Tail and Constraints on the Milky Way Mass Distribution
Relative values of Lick index ratio log (Mg b/), where the indices are as described in the text and Carlin et al. 2011 (in prep.), for all blue stars (0.2 < g - r < 0.7 for SAs 94 and 93, and B - V < 0.9 for SAs 71 and 117) having spectra with S/N > 30 in the four SA fields with securely identified Sgr debris.
Kinematics and Chemistry of Stars Along the Sagittarius Trailing Tidal Tail and Constraints on the Milky Way Mass Distribution
Banerjee, S., Carlin, B., and Gelfand, A. (2004).
Asymptotic Theory of Cepstral Random Fields
Interested readers are referred to the recent more detailed treatments of Bayesian methods given in Gelman, Carlin, Stern, & Rubin (1995), Carlin & Louis (1996), and specifically for astrophysics, in van Dyk, Connors, Kashyap, & Siemiginowska (2001).
Statistics: Handle with Care, Detecting Multiple Model Components with the Likelihood Ratio Test
More detailed discussion of DIC and its properties can be found in publications by Spiegelhalter et al. (2002) and Zhu and Carlin (2000).
A dynamic Bayesian nonlinear mixed-effects model of HIV response incorporating medication adherence, drug resistance and covariates
This is in contrast to AIC and BIC, where the number of free parameters needs to be specified [Zhu and Carlin (2000)].
A dynamic Bayesian nonlinear mixed-effects model of HIV response incorporating medication adherence, drug resistance and covariates
Spiegelhalter, D. J., Best, N. G., Carlin, B. P. and van der Linde, A. (2002).
A dynamic Bayesian nonlinear mixed-effects model of HIV response incorporating medication adherence, drug resistance and covariates
Gelman, A., Carlin, J.B., Stern, H.S., Rubin, D.B.: Bayesian data analysis, second edn.
Bayesian astrostatistics: a backward look to the future
For a more comprehensive overview of available techniques, we refer the reader to Cowles and Carlin (1996), Liu (2008) and Diaconis (2011).
Non-asymptotic confidence intervals for MCMC
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