Definition of 'bairn'
Example sentences containing 'bairn'
`Och, c'mon now, Rod, you're no going to act like a bairn just because I asked Sam to join us - are you now?NOBLE BEGINNNINGS LOOKING FOR THE SPARK
If it had been that rascal, Adam, well, that would have been different, but Anna - the bairn has a head on her shoulders.NOBLE BEGINNNINGS
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