bairn

noun
\ˈbern \

Definition of bairn 

chiefly Scotland

: child

Examples of bairn in a Sentence

at the Scottish festival there were traditional contests of strength and endurance, Celtic fiddlers, and groups of bairns performing Highland flings

First Known Use of bairn

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bairn

Middle English bern, barn, from Old English bearn & Old Norse barn; akin to Old High German barn child

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