hern

hern
hern1
/herrn/, n. Dial.
heron.
hern2
/herrn, herr"euhn/, pron. Nonstandard.
hers (def. 2).
Also, her'n.
[ME hiren; by assoc. with my, mine, thy, thine, etc.]

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