girn

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verb \ˈgirn\

Definition of girn

chiefly Scottish

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  snarl

girn

noun chiefly Scottish

Origin and Etymology of girn

Middle English, alteration of grinnen to grin, snarl


First Known Use: 12th century


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