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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bairn  \Bairn\,  n.  [Scot.  bairn,  AS  bearn,  fr  beran  to  bear; 
  akin  to  Icel.,  OS.,  &Goth.  barn.  See  {Bear}  to  support.] 
  A  child.  [Scot.  &  Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  Has  he  not  well  provided  for  the  bairn  !  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bairn 
  n  :  (in  Scotland)  a  child:  son  or  daughter 




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