Origin: Fr carne, projecting angle, hinge < dial. form of OFr charne, a hinge, corner, edge < L cardo (gen. cardinis), a hinge: see cardinal
Origin: ME kerne < OIr ceitern, band of soldiers, soldier; akin to Gael ceathairne, common people
See kern in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English kerne
Origin: , from Middle Irish ceithern, ceithernn, band of soldiers
Origin: , from Old Irish.
Origin: French carne, corner
Origin: , from Old North French
Origin: , from Latin cardō, cardin-, hinge.
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