Definition of Dearns
1. dearn [n] - See also: dearn
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dearns
Literary usage of Dearns
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... Where goody Julia milks the cows, And boils potatoes for her spouse; Or dearns his hose, or mends his breeches. While Harry 's fencing up his ditches. ..."
2. Mechanics' and Engineers' Pocket-book of Tables, Rules, and Formulas by Charles Haynes Haswell (1920)
"Unequally Loaded dearns, etc. - = 10. I representing length between supports, and m and n distances from point» of support, au in like denomination, ..."
3. The Revised Reports by Robert Campbell, Frederick Pollock, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1902)
"They then left my house together, for the purpose of going to the office of Mr. dearns, a solicitor of Margate, and returned, in a short time, to my house; ..."
4. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1853)
"Holland house, the garden at, 576, and Plato xxiv. Hollow brick walls, on the construction of, 79— heated ones, 80—dearns', ..."