Dere vs Derne - What's the difference?
As a noun dere
As an adjective dere
As a verb derne is
(scotland) to hide; to skulk.
From (etyl) dere, from (etyl) .
Hurt; harm; injury.
- She did him dere .
From (etyl) deren, derien, from (etyl) .
To hurt; harm; injure; wound.
* c.1390 , Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘The Squire's Tale’, Canterbury Tales :
- And of Achilles with his queynte spere, / For he koude with it bothe heele and dere .
To annoy, trouble, grieve.
- Thenne herd he a voyse say / Galahad I see there enuyronne aboute the so many angels that my power may not dere the /
(Scotland) To hide; to skulk.
* Hugh Miller
- He at length escaped them by derning himself in a fox-earth.