- a rocky stretch of foreshore on which caught fish are laid out to dry.
- a patch of grassland or meadow near a dwelling.
Origin of bawn
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Examples from the Web for bawn
Nine was bawn befo' surrender an' two after we was set free.
Sho's you bawn, he's went a Injun-huntin' wid my frien' Cap'n Kenton.Burl
But elsewhere there is none, not in the bawn, or in the towers, or anywhere else but just here.'Tales of Our Coast
S. R. Crockett
“Nay, never was such a sight seen,” Bawn took up the strain.Love of Life
I'd give the full of the bawn of such fillies, if I had them, for this handsome princess.More Celtic Fairy Tales