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bourne

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Noun

CIDE DICTIONARY

bournen. [OE. burne, borne, AS. burna; akin to OS. brunno spring, G. born, brunnen, OHG. prunno, Goth. brunna, Icel. brunnr, and perh. to Gr. . The root is prob. that of burn, v., because the source of a stream seems to issue forth bubbling and boiling from the earth. Cf. Torrent, and see Burn, v.].
     A stream or rivulet; a burn.  [1913 Webster]
    "My little boat can safely pass this perilous bourn."  [1913 Webster]
bournen. [F. borne. See Bound a limit.].
     A bound; a boundary; a limit. Hence: Point aimed at; goal.  [1913 Webster]
    "Where the land slopes to its watery bourn."  [1913 Webster]
    "The undiscovered country, from whose bourn
    No traveler returns.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Sole bourn, sole wish, sole object of my song."  [1913 Webster]
    "To make the doctrine . . . their intellectual bourne."  [1913 Webster]

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