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kern

noun \ ˈkərn , ˈkern \
variants: or kerne

Definition of kern

1 :a light-armed foot soldier of medieval Ireland or Scotland
2 :yokel

Origin and Etymology of kern

Middle English kerne, from Middle Irish cethern band of soldiers


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kern

noun \ ˈkərn \

Definition of kern

:a part of a typeset letter that projects beyond its side bearings

Origin and Etymology of kern

French carne corner, from French dialect, from Latin cardin-, cardo hinge


Kern

biographical name \ ˈkərn \

Definition of Kern

Jerome David 1885–1945 American composer

Kern

geographical name \ ˈkərn \

Definition of Kern

river 150 miles (241 kilometers) long in south central California flowing southwest into a reservoir

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