bairn

[ bairn; Scot. beyrn ]

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BAIRN

Hath he no the smooth face o' a bairn and the thews' o' Behemoth?'

Too awful it is for an aged man to bide and bear, that his bairn so young rides on the gallows.

But, at any rate, she was his wife, and the bairn would be his bairn.

An', to tell the truth, sir, I'm no muckle mair nor a bairn in that respeck mysel'.

"I haena seen the bairn," replied David, in repressed perturbation.

I was not old, in heart—it pattered like a bairn's steps to every glimpse and sentence of her.

You forget I was but a bairn when we romped in the hay-dash.

The bairn joined in her tears till M'Iver took it in his arms.

"Jamie was richt like Joey when he was a bairn," Hendry said.

I speired at 'im what he meant by terrifyin' a bairn, but he didna say naething.

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