Definition of Tarns

1. Noun. (plural of tarn) ¹



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Definition of Tarns

1. tarn [n] - See also: tarn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tarns

tarmacs
tarn
tarnal
tarnally
tarnation
tarnations
tarnish
tarnishable
tarnished
tarnished plant bug
tarnisher
tarnishers
tarnishes
tarnishing
tarnisht
tarns (current term)
taro
taro plant
taro root
taroc
tarocs
tarogato
tarok
taroks
taros
tarot
tarot card
tarotist
tarotists
tarots

Literary usage of Tarns

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1. Report and Transactions (1897)
"are thickly scattered numerous small sheets of water, or tarns, ... Others of these tarns lie in the deeper portions of the narrow valleys, ..."

2. Magna Britannia;: Being a Concise Topographical Account of the Several by Daniel Lysons, Samuel Lysons (1816)
"The chief of the smaller lakes or tarns as they are called, are Burn moor tarn at the head of the Mite, two nameless tarns near Sella-field and Bray (in St. ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1886)
"itself tarns a small pinion that carries the "fly-fan." The use of the fan is to keep an even motion. The large wheel that we have spoken of turns once at ..."

4. Virginia Reports: Jefferson--33 Grattan, 1730-1880 by Thomas Johnson Michie, Thomas Jefferson, Peachy Ridgway Grattan (1901)
"It appears that Brannaman wishing to use the purchase money to buy another farm, at his instance, tarns, instead of paying the one thousand dollars, ..."

5. The English Lake District Fisheries by John Watson (1899)
"CHAPTER XII MOUNTAIN tarns SCATTERED among the mountains of the Lake District are almost innumerable tarns, most of which contain fish, many of them trout. ..."

6. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"... the dissolution of the body resolves itself into (1) the Manet; (2) the An'imu or Spirit; (3) the Umbra. The Manes went either to Elysium or Tar'tarns; ..."

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