Definition of Gurning

1. Noun. (Northern England) (alternative spelling of girning) ¹



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Definition of Gurning

1. gurn [v] - See also: gurn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gurning

gurls
gurly
gurmies
gurmy
gurn
gurnard
gurnards
gurned
gurner
gurners
gurnet
gurnets
gurney
gurneys
gurniad
gurning (current term)
gurns
gurrah
gurrahs
gurrier
gurriers
gurries
gurrnki
gurrnkis
gurry
gurrybutt
gurrybutts
gurs
gursh
gurshes

Literary usage of Gurning

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1. The Dialect of Leeds and Its Neighbourhood: Illustrated by Conversations and by C. Clough Robinson (1862)
"A man may apprehend and comprehend with difficulty, but may have "plenty o' gumption abart him" nevertheless. GURN. To grin. " What's tub gurning at ? ..."

2. Lake District by Norman Buckley (2004)
"Most unusual is the World gurning Championship, in which contestants pull ugly faces through a horse collar. Street market each Friday. ..."

3. Wood's Collyer on the Law of Partnership by John Collyer, Horace Gay Wood (1878)
"227 ; Bryson v. Tim 13 Ves. 397. See as to some on behalf, • Blain v. Agar, 2 Sim. 289 ; Beeching gurning to be corporations, ..."

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