Sorn

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Sorn To obtrude one's self on another for bed and board.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • sorn To obtrude one's self on another for bed and board; be an uninvited and unwelcome guest; sponge.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Sorn sorn (Scot.) to obtrude one's self on another as an uninvited guest
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Sorehon
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. sojourn.

Usage

In literature:

Sorn, to spunge, to live upon.
"St. Ronan's Well" by Sir Walter Scott
Then he followed us about in our hidings, begging and sorning upon us for more.
"The Men of the Moss-Hags" by S. R. Crockett
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In news:

Colerain's Jackson Sorn is one of 12 players up for vote for this week's WCPO Player of the Week.
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