Bourn

Definition of Bourn

n.1.A stream or rivulet; a burn.
My little boat can safely pass this perilous bourn.
- Spenser.
1.A bound; a boundary; a limit. Hence: Point aimed at; goal.
Where the land slopes to its watery bourn.
- Cowper.
The undiscovered country, from whose bourn
No traveler returns.
- Shak.
Sole bourn, sole wish, sole object of my song.
- Wordsworth.
To make the doctrine . . . their intellectual bourne.
- Tyndall.

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bound, boundary, bounds, bourne
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