Definition of Curns
1. curn [n] - See also: curn
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Curns
Literary usage of Curns
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Selected Cases on the Law of Suretyship and Guaranty by Henry H. Wilson (1907)
"That the plaintiffs never gave the defendants Platter, Troup and curns, any reasonable notice of any default in payment made by said Wilkinson, ..."
2. Success with Small Fruits by Edward Payson Roe (1881)
"THEY were " curns " in our early boyhood, and " curns " they are still in the rural vernacular of many regions. ..."
3. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn (1803)
"... the hyperi- curns, for instance. They are equally beautiful when covered with dew, fresh and adorned, almost spirited away in a robe of dew-drops. ..."
4. Ortotteri agrari cioè dei diversi insetti dell'ordine degli ortotteri nocivi by Eleanor Anne Ormerod, Adolfo Targioni-Tozzetti (1878)
"... curns agrestis, which, being unconquerable from the wet weather, to a certain extent attracted the Wireworm from the roots. ..."