What does the word bairn mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A child.

Usage examples for bairn

  1. Mr. Phillips was wonderful in a sick- room, and relieved me greatly; but I had such an anxious life with the bairn as well as the mother. – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence
  2. An' what ever the bairn 's to du wantin' a father! – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
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