Ern Definition

noun

Alternative spelling of erne.

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verb

(UK dialectal) To run; flow.

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(UK dialectal, Scotland) To (cause to) coagulate; curdle (milk) by adding rennet and applying heat.

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(UK dialectal, Scotland) To pain; torture.

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(UK dialectal, Scotland) (of the eyes) To cause to water; smart.

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Other Word Forms of Ern

Noun

Singular:
ern
Plural:
erns

Origin of Ern

  • Of obscure origin. Perhaps an alteration of erme, from Middle English ermen, from Old English yrman, ierman. Compare also Old Scots urn, uren. More at erme.

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  • From Middle English ernen, from Old English irnan, iernan (“to run, move quickly”), metathetic variant of rinnan (“to run”). More at run.

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  • Alteration of erne

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