Examples of bairn
<at the Scottish festival there were traditional contests of strength and endurance, Celtic fiddlers, and groups of bairns performing Highland flings>
Origin of bairn
Middle English bern, barn, from Old English bearn & Old Norse barn; akin to Old High German barn child
First Known Use: before 12th century
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