bairntime

noun bairn·time \-n‧ˌtīm\
variants: less commonly

bairnteam

\-ēm\

Definition of bairntime

plural

-s

Scottish

  1. :  brood, offspring

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Origin and Etymology of bairntime

Middle English bernteam, barnteam, barntime, from Old English bearntēam, from bearn child + tēam family, brood, team — more at bairn, team


First Known Use: 13th century


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