barne or barn, a child: “Mercy on's, a barne; a very pretty barne!” THE WINTER'S TALE, iii. 3. 69 ; “he shall lack no barns” MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, iii. 4. 42 (with a quibble); “barnes are blessings,” ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, i. 3. 26.
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