- facetious to learn
- (tr) to teach (someone) a lessonthat'll larn you!
C18: from a dialect form of learn
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Examples from the Web for larn
"You can larn it, too, if you only think so," encouraged Mrs. O'Callaghan.
Wait till you get to your West P'int, and larn when and where to foight.
Ma'am, she'll larn manners in time—Lon'on was not built in a day.Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)
Take care they're not set to larn what not to do from lookin' at you.
He could larn to keep books and know lumber and hardware and how to sell and how to buy.The Portygee
Joseph Crosby Lincoln