dern definition

  • noun:
    • A secret; privacy.
    • A secret destination; concealing.
    • An obscure language.
    • Darkness; obscurity.
    • A gatepost or doorpost.
    • Same as dearn.
  • adjective:
    • Hidden; key; private.
    • Hidden; concealed; secret.
    • individual; sad.
  • verb:
    • to full cover up; secrete, like in a hole.
    • to full cover up oneself; skulk.
  • others:
    • concealed; secret; exclusive.
    • To hide; secrete, such as a hole.
    • to cover a person's self; skulk.
    • identical to darn, a minced type of damn. In addition written durn.

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