What does the word lorn mean?

Usage examples for lorn

  1. Where's the lone, lorn widdy and the poor orphans. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  2. The parterre's flowers have all bloomed forth, the roses, sweetly smiling, shine; On every side lorn nightingales, in plaintive notes discerning, pine. – Flowers from a Persian Garden and Other Papers by W. A. Clouston
  3. The high- born and the love- lorn, those weary of life, or of love, or both, find a refuge there. – St. Cuthbert's by Robert E. Knowles