Pronunciation: (kûrn; Scot.kirn),[key]Scot. and North Eng.
—v.t., v.i. to churn.
—n. a churn. Also,kern.
Pronunciation: (kûrn; Scot.kirn),[key] —n.Scot. and North Eng. 1. a harvest celebration; a feast or party celebrating a successful harvest.
2. the harvesting of the last handful of corn, noting either the end of the harvest season or the winning of a race against other reapers. Cf. kemp1 (def. 2). Also,kern,kurn.