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girn

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[ gurn ]
/ gɜrn /
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verb (used with or without object), noun Scot.
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[ gurn ]
/ gɜrn /

noun, verb (used with object) Scot.
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British Dictionary definitions for girn

girn
/ (ɡərn, ɡɜːn) /

verb (intr) Scot and Northern English dialect
to snarl
to grimace; pull grotesque faces
to complain fretfully or peevishly

Word Origin for girn

C14: a variant of grin
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