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Meaning of BAIRN

Pronunciation:  behrn

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (in Scotland) a child: son or daughter

BAIRN is a 5 letter word that starts with B.


 See Also: child, fry, kid, minor, nestling, nipper, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bairn\, n. [Scot. bairn, AS. bearn, fr. beran to bear;
akin to Icel., OS., &Goth. barn. See {Bear} to support.]
A child. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]

      Has he not well provided for the bairn ! --Beau. & Fl.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: cherub, child, chit, darling, innocent, kid, kitten, lamb, lambkin, little bugger, little fellow, little guy, little innocent, little one, little tad, little tot, mite, nipper, offspring, peewee, shaver, tad, tot, wee tot