noun harn·pan \ˈhärnˌpan\

Definition of harnpan

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  casing for the brain :  skull

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Origin and Etymology of harnpan

Middle English hernepanne, harnepanne, from herne-, harne- (from hernes, harnes brains) + panne pan — more at harn, pan

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