Bourn



burn2 .
a bound; limit.
destination; goal.
realm; domain.
Historical Examples

Rural Rides William Cobbett
English Synonyms and Antonyms James Champlin Fernald
The Debatable Land Arthur Colton
The Debatable Land Arthur Colton
Mildred’s New Daughter Martha Finley
Rural Rides William Cobbett
Curious Facts in the History of Insects; Including Spiders and Scorpions. Frank Cowan
The Baptist Magazine, Vol. 27, March 1835 Various
Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends John Keats
Highways and Byways in Cambridge and Ely Rev. Edward Conybeare.

noun (archaic)
a destination; goal
a boundary
noun
(mainly Southern English) a stream, esp an intermittent one in chalk areas Compare burn2
n.

The dread of something after death, The vndiscouered Countrey; from whose Borne No Traueller returnes. [“Hamlet” III.i.79]

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Bourne

    a city in SE Massachusetts. burn2 . a brook or rivulet. Contemporary Examples Hollywood’s War on Drones Andrew Romano May 22, 2014 Is ‘Skyfall’ the Best (and Gayest) James Bond Movie Yet? Ramin Setoodeh, Marlow Stern November 8, 2012 ‘The Bourne Legacy’ Starring Jeremy Renner: 7 Reasons to See It! Ramin Setoodeh August 9, 2012 […]

  • Bourne-shell

    bourne shell (sh, Shellish). The original command-line interpreter shell and script language for Unix written by S.R. Bourne of Bell Laboratories in 1978. sh has been superseded for interactive use by the Berkeley C shell, csh but still widely used for writing shell scripts. There were even earlier shells, see glob. [Details?] ash is a […]



  • Bournebasic

    bournebasic

  • Bournemouth

    a city in Dorset in S England: seashore resort. Contemporary Examples British Mother ‘Poisoned’ To Death By Pot The Telegraph January 30, 2014 British Mother ‘Poisoned’ To Death By Pot The Telegraph January 30, 2014 British Mother ‘Poisoned’ To Death By Pot The Telegraph January 30, 2014 Historical Examples The Record of Nicholas Freydon A. […]



Disclaimer: Bourn definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.