Definition of Shairn
1. sharn [n -S] - See also: sharn
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Literary usage of Shairn
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1. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"... shairn, s. The dung of oxen or cows, S.] Add; Fuff play'd the priming—heels owr ither, They fell in shairn. ..."
2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"3. Used to express the sound of powder, not in a confined state, when ignited, S. Fv/ played the priming—heels own ither. They fell in shairn. ..."
3. The Stickit Minister: And Some Common Men by Samuel Rutherford Crockett (1894)
"... thrawn stick as he was, hae garred anither thrawn stick o' a farmer body lift his een abune the nowt an' the shairn." " Skip the minister, an' the ..."
4. Commentary on St. Paul's Epistle to the Romans by Frédéric Louis Godet (1883)
"the time of forbearance, God had not shairn Himself just ; ami if lie had continued to art thus indefinitely, mankind and the entire moral universe would ..."