bourn

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Etymology 1[edit]

Doublet of burn.

Noun[edit]

bourn (plural bourns)

  1. A small stream or brook.
    • Spenser
      My little boat can safely pass this perilous bourn.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From French borne.

Noun[edit]

bourn (plural bourns)

  1. destination
  2. limit

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