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bairns

noun
plural of bairn, chiefly Scottish

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a young person who is between infancy and adulthood
  • at the Scottish festival there were traditional contests of strength and endurance, Celtic fiddlers, and groups of bairns performing Highland flings

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“Bairns.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bairns. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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