Kern

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kernadjourn, astern, Berne, burn, churn, concern, discern, earn, fern, fohn, kern, learn, Lucerne, quern, Sauternes, spurn, stern, Sterne, tern, terne, Traherne, turn, urn, Verne, yearn •Bayern • Blackburn • heartburn •Hepburn • Raeburn • Swinburne •Gisborne, Lisburn •sideburn • sunburn • Bannockburn •lady-fern • Vättern • extern •cittern, gittern •Comintern • taciturn •nocturn, nocturne •U-turn • upturn

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kern2 part of a metal type extending beyond the body or shank. XVII. perh. for *carn— F. carne corner, salient angle, Norman-Picard var. of OF. charne — L. cardō, cardin- hinge.

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kern1 light-armed Irish foot-soldier; peasant. XIV. — Ir. ceithern :- OIr. ceitern band of foot-soldiers.

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