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Definition of "larn" []

  • Especially (Geordie) To teach or to learn. (verb)

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Use "larn" in a sentence
  • ""Would Mr. Barrow 'larn' him"; so Graham buckled to for over an hour."
  • "I ain't a teetotaler, nohow; but I never touches a drop o 'licker from the time I sots foot aboard ship till I treads land ag'in -- an' what I does, every man Jack o 'my crew shall do ditto, or I'll know an' larn 'em the reason why, you bet!"
  • "No boy was ever prouder of a university scholarship than Jake was of that chance to "larn" in the little mountain schoolhouse."