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or your'n

[yoo rn, yawrn, yohrn]
pronoun Nonstandard.
  1. yours.
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Origin of yourn

1350–1400; Middle English, equivalent to your + -n, as in mine1
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Examples from the Web for yourn

Historical Examples of yourn

  • Mis' Pegrum's house ain't but a stone's throw from yourn, is it?

    The Green Satin Gown

    Laura E. Richards

  • Kill captain, kill all these dubs here—this guy of yourn, too.

    In the Orbit of Saturn

    Roman Frederick Starzl

  • You take that craft of yourn home, and I'll sail up alongside in my dory.'

    The Depot Master

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • "They're yourn," said the Yankee, as he quietly pocketed the stakes.

  • But ain't you afraid that dog o' yourn'll bark himself to death?

Word Origin and History for yourn

dialectal possessive pronoun from your, attested from late 14c. See her.

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