Lorn



[lawrn] /lɔrn/

adjective
1.
forsaken, desolate, bereft, or forlorn.
2.
Archaic. lost, ruined, or undone.
[lawrn] /lɔrn/
noun
1.
Firth of, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, on the W coast of Scotland, leading NE to the Caledonian Canal.
/lɔːn/
adjective
1.
(poetic) forsaken or wretched
adj.

(archaic) c.1300, “lost, ruined,” from Old English loren, past participle of leosan “to lose” (see lose). Meaning “abandoned, left alone” is from late 15c. Cf. forlorn.

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