How To Spell bairn?

Correct spelling: bairn

What is the definition of bairn?

  1. (in Scotland) a child: son or daughter

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What are the usage examples for bairn?

  1. I had lost myself at first going into the greenhouse; and now I had quite lost sight of everything else, and stood gazing at the faces of the flowers with some tears on my own, and, I suppose, a good deal of revelation of my feeling; for I was unutterably startled by the touch of two hands upon my shoulders and a soft whisper in my ear, " What is it, my bairn – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  2. Wae's me, doctor; I declare she's thinkin' it's that bairn – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various