- Also kern.
Other definitions for kirn (2 of 2)
a harvest celebration; a feast or party celebrating a successful harvest.
the harvesting of the last handful of oats, wheat, or other grain, noting either the end of the harvest season or the winning of a race against other reapers.: Compare kemp1 (def. 2).
the last handful of oats, wheat, or other grain that is gathered in the harvest.
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How to use kirn in a sentence
In Lost in the Meritocracy, kirn charts how the economics of privilege taunt him at every turn in Princeton.
Walter kirn dismisses critics of this year's campaign for failing to discern the distinction between "theater" and "drama."
But the buzzed-about musical is only part of the country's "Mormon moment," writes Walter kirn in Newsweek.Book of Mormon Sweeps Tonys: Newsweek on America's Mormon Moment | The Daily Beast | June 13, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Walter kirn, author of Up in the Air, hailed Bad Dog as "the most touching, original buddy story I've come across in ages."
kirn is a graduate of Princeton University and attended Oxford on a scholarship from the Keasby Foundation.
"Lang straes are nae motes," quo' the wife when she haul'd the cat out o' the kirn.
Ye ser'd me as the wife did the cat—coost me into the kirn, and syne harl'd me out again.
Muriate of soda also, according to kirn, may be used as a glass flux with advantage.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
kirn is understood to have enjoyed his instructor's aid in completing the statues in the Tyrol.
Nae man can seek his marrow i' the kirn sae weel as him that has been in't himsel.