Definition of Kirns
1. kirn [v] - See also: kirn
Lexicographical Neighbors of Kirns
kirns (current term)
Literary usage of Kirns
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"Beach. 8 Capacious. «Wipe. The sweetest still to wife or maid, Was whistle owre the lave o't. At kirns and weddings we'se be there, ..."
2. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia by John Mactaggart (1876)
"music to his kirns, a distance of thirty miles ; this was running the matter to a high pitch. ... used anciently, when " upstanding kirns" were fashionable. ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of by Montana Supreme Court, Supreme Court, Montana (1913)
"ant, without the consent or knowledge of kirns. Quinn told the defendant that kirns claimed the horses and asked him whether they belonged to ..."
4. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1893)
"Songs were given at intervals, and when daybreak appeared all parted, wishing to the master that he might live to see " mony mae sic merry kirns. ..."