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girn

Postby KatyBr » Mon Mar 06, 2006 2:03 am

girn (gûrn)
intr.v. girned, girn·ing, girns Scots
1. To complain in a whining voice.
2. To contort one's face; grimace.



[Middle English girnen, variant of grinnen, grennan; see grin.]



girn n.

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Larry, I saw this word on a word game I have, it wasn't on my calender.

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Postby Grogie » Mon Mar 06, 2006 6:24 am

Very interesting word Katy. Many, many thanks.
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