Origin of tarn
Examples from the Web for tarn
Historical Examples of tarn
St. nimie is not once mentioned, and nothing is said about the gorges of the Tarn.
The Causse Noir from the Tarn is a sight not soon forgotten.
One evening in August, a warm, still evening, I happened to visit the tarn.
They are as safe in their tarn as those enchanted fish of the “Arabian Nights.”
They walked quietly on till the tarn was left some way behind.Feats on the Fiord
Word Origin for tarn
mid-13c., from Old Norse tjorn "small mountain lake without tributaries," from Proto-Germanic *terno, perhaps originally "water hole." A dialectal word popularized by the Lake poets.