\ ˈhärn \
plural -s

Definition of harn

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chiefly Scottish
: brain, brains usually used in plural
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plural -s

Definition of harn (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for harn

Noun (1)

Middle English hernes, harnes (plural), of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse hjarni brain; akin to Old High German hirni brain, Middle Dutch hersene brain, Old Norse hjarsi crown of the head

Noun (2)

by contraction

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“Harn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harn. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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