barn gun

noun
\ˈbärnən\

Definition of barn gun 

dialectal, England

: a skin eruption specifically : shingles

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History and Etymology for barn gun

English dialect barn (alteration of burn) + dialect gun, gund scab, from Old English gund- matter, pus; akin to Old High German gunt pus, Norwegian gund dandruff, scab, Gothic, cancerous tumor, and probably to Greek kanthylē swelling, tumor

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