knave bairn

noun

Definition of knave bairn

chiefly Scottish
: a male child

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History and Etymology for knave bairn

Middle English knavebarn, from knave + barn child

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“Knave bairn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knave%20bairn. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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