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  • 1590s, "study in a cloister," from Medieval Latin carula "small study in a cloister," which is of unknown origin; perhaps from Latin corolla "little crown, garland," used in various senses of "ring" (for example, a c. 1330 description of Stonehenge: "þis Bretons renged about þe feld, þe karole of þe stones beheld"); extended to precincts and spaces enclosed by rails, etc. Specific sense of "private cubicle in a library" is from 1919.1330, 1590, 1919

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  • Carrel Carrel is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:Armand Carrel (1800–1836), French writer Alexis Carrel (1873–1944), French surgeon and biologist Dany Carrel, French actress Frank Carrel (1870–1940), Canadian journalist, publisher and politician Gabriella Carrel, Italian cross-country skier Jean-Antoine Carrel (1829–1890), Italian mountain climber Luigi Carrel (1901–1983), Italian mountain climber
  • Alexis Carrel Alexis Carrel was a French surgeon and biologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1912 for pioneering vascular suturing techniques. He invented the first perfusion pump with Charles A. Lindbergh opening the way to organ transplantation. His positive description of a miraculous healing he witnessed during a pilgrimage earned him scorn of some of his colleagues. This prompted him to relocate to the United States, where he lived most of his life. He had a leading role in implementing eugenic policies in Vichy France.
  • Carrell Carrell is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:Al Carrell, columnist, author, radio personality, and home construction/improvement expert Alexis Carrel aka Carrell (1873–1944), French surgeon, biologist and eugenicist Duane Carrell, American football player George Aloysius Carrell (1803–1868), rector at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, and first Roman Catholic Bishop of Covington, Kentucky James P. Carrell (1787–1854), minister, singing teacher, composer and songbook compiler John Carrell, American ice dancer Jordan Carrell, American football player Mike Carrell (1944–2013), American politician and educator Monroe J. Carell Jr. (1932–2008), American businessman and philanthropist Rudi Carrell (1934–2006), Dutch entertainer Suzanne Carrell, founder of the Congrès de la Culture Francaise en Floride Dan Carrell (1985–present), American Singer/Songwriter
  • Carrel desk A carrel desk is a small desk (usually) featuring high sides meant to visually isolate its user from any surroundings either partially or totally.
  • Jean-Antoine Carrel Jean-Antoine Carrel was an Italian mountain climber and guide. He had made climbs with Edward Whymper and was his rival when he attempted to climb the Matterhorn for the first time. Whymper ultimately succeeded in making the mountain's first ascent in July 1865 while Carrel led the party that achieved the second ascent three days later. Carrel was in the group that became the first Europeans to reach the summit of Chimborazo in 1880. He died from exhaustion when guiding a party on the south side of the Matterhorn.
  • Carrel (crater) Carrel is a small lunar crater on the Mare Tranquillitatis. It has a somewhat distorted appearance, having a slight protruding bulge in the northwest rim. The interior is somewhat irregular, with ridges and some slumped material. This crater lies across a ridge in the surface of the mare.
  • Armand Carrel Armand Carrel was a French journalist and political writer.
  • Carrel Island Carrel Island, also known as Le Mauguen Island, is a small, rocky island 400 metres (1,300 ft) long lying 200 metres (660 ft) south of Petrel Island in the Géologie Archipelago of Antarctica. It was charted in 1950 by the French Antarctic Expedition and named by them for Alexis Carrel, noted French surgeon and physiologist.
  • James P. Carrell James P. Carrell , of Lebanon, Virginia, was a minister, singing teacher, composer and songbook compiler. He compiled two songbooks in the four-shape shape note tradition.
  • Luigi Carrel Luigi (Louis) Carrel aka Carrellino (1901–1983) was an Italian mountain climber, mountain guide and ski mountaineer.
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