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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dern  \Dern\,  n.  [Etymol.  uncertain.] 
  A  gatepost  or  doorpost.  [Local  Eng.]  --C.  Kingsley. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dern  \Dern\,  a.  [See  {Dearn},  a.] 
  1.  Hidden;  concealed;  secret.  [Obs.]  ``Ye  must  be  full 
  dern.''  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  Solitary;  sad.  [Obs.]  --Dr.  H.  More 




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