• WordNet 3.6
    • n ern bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ern (Zoöl) A sea eagle, esp. the European white-tailed sea eagle (Haliæetus albicilla).
    • v. i Ern To stir with strong emotion; to grieve; to mourn. Corrupted into yearn in modern editions of Shakespeare
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ern Obsolete forms of earn.
    • ern Obsolete forms of earn.
    • n ern See earn.
    • ern Same as earn.
    • n ern A retired place or habitation: chiefly in composition. See etymology.
    • n ern A termination of Latin origin, occurring in nouns, as in cavern, cistern, lantern, tavern, etc., also in adjectives, as modern, but in adjective use generally extended with -al, as in eternal, fraternal, maternal, paternal, external, internal, infernal, supernal, etc. In some words -ern is an accommodation of various other terminations, as in pastern, pattern, postern, bittern, etc.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. earn, eagle; akin to D. arend, OHG. aro, G. aar, Icel., Sw., & Dan. örn, Goth. ara, and to Gr. bird. √11. Cf. Ornithology


In literature:

I remember him as a big, husky boy, don't you, Ern?
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie
Clutching ernes should claw; and we no less, Frithiof!
"The Story Of Frithiof The Bold" by Anonymous
Shut up, or yu'll wake they chil'ern.
"A Poor Man's House" by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
Jef-fer-son was at this time Gov-ern-or of Vir-gin-i-a, and the two men were close, warm friends.
"Lives of the Presidents Told in Words of One Syllable" by Jean S. Remy
We were to pass through one of the most celebrated vales of Scotland, Strath Erne.
"Recollections of a Tour Made in Scotland A.D. 1803" by Dorothy Wordsworth
The three lakes of Ireland: Lough Neagh, Lough Ree, Lough Erne.
"The Triads of Ireland" by Kuno Meyer
Only the whaups, the ernes, and the mountain sheep cry there, even as they did in our hiding times.
"The Men of the Moss-Hags" by S. R. Crockett
Ballyshannon and Bundoran, in the extreme south, are centres for the Erne and other waters outside the county.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6" by Various
The other waters, consisting of numerous lakes and their connecting streams, are mostly tributary to the Erne.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
BALLYSHAN'NON, a small seaport of Ireland, County Donegal, on the Erne, about 1 mile from the S.E.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various

In poetry:

"Beside a headless cross of stone,
The libbards there shall lose the gree;
The raven shall come, the erne shall go,
And drink the Saxon bluid sae free.
The cross of stone they shall not know,
So thick the corses there shall be."—
"Thomas the Rhymer" by Sir Walter Scott

In news:

Everblades to honor 'Big Ern '.
Getting a bit of 'North'- ern exposure.
'Big Ern ' living his dream with Angels.
The five-star Lough Erne Hotel and Golf Resort which went into administration last year is now on sale for £10m, around one third of the price it cost to build.
Funeral services for Douglas Erne , 66, of Milford, were held Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at Union Memorial Church in Milford.
Douglas McArthur Erne was born March 29, 1942, in Fargo, N.D.
Shannon- Erne Link Reopened in Ireland.
After more than a century of disuse, the Shannon- Erne Waterway is once again open to boat traffic, providing a leisurely way to experience the unindustrialized western region of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Luxury Lough Erne resort yours for just £10m.
O'Rourke: Darn you, Ernö Rubik - and that cube.
HARRIS, Ernest D "Big Ern," 83, of Piedmont, Ohio, formerly of Bellaire, died Saturday, December 1, 2012 in Wheeling Hospital.
Lough Erne Resort fire extinguished by NIFRS.
Tempo deservedly booked their place in the Fermanagh Senior Championship final with a seven-point win over Erne Gaels on a scoreline of 1-11 to 1-04.
This is a guest post by Brendan Erne, research analyst at Personal Capital.
Luxury Lough Erne resort yours for just £10m.

In science:

Then we describe causality of generalized vector fields on X by means of causality in eRn with respect to the bilinear form induced by a generalized Lorentzian metric through evaluation on compactly supported points (cf. ).
The wave equation on static singular space-times
The fol lowing are equivalent: (i) g has (constant) index j . (ii) For each chart (Vα , ψα ) and each ex ∈ (ψα (Vα ))∼ c , gα (ex) is a symmetric bilinear form on eRn with index j .
The wave equation on static singular space-times
According to Theorem 1.1 (i), gα (ex) : eRn × eRn → eR is symmetric and non-degenerate.
The wave equation on static singular space-times
The fol lowing are equivalent: c , ξα (ex) ∈ eRn is time-like (i) For each chart (Vα , ψα ) and each ex ∈ (ψα (Vα ))∼ (resp. space-like, resp. nul l) with respect to gα (ex) (a symmetric bilinear form on eRn of Lorentz signature). (ii) g (ξ , ξ ) < 0 (resp. > 0, resp. = 0) in G (X ).
The wave equation on static singular space-times
Since R is a positive real number, M (H )/ERn,m [M ] converges to 1 in probability for any R > 0.
Asymptotic Concentration Behaviors of Linear Combinations of Weight Distributions on Random Linear Code Ensemble