Definition of buscarl in US English:

buscarl

noun

historical
  • In (late) Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Norman England: a member of a body of men retained, apparently usually by the king, to guard the coast.

Origin

Old English; earliest use found in The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. Apparently from an unattested early Scandinavian compound literally meaning ‘shipman’; compare Old Icelandic búza, buza kind of ship and Old Icelandic karl.

Pronunciation

buscarl

/ˈbʌskɑːl/