Dere vs Derne - What's the difference?

dere | derne |


As a noun dere

is door.

As an adjective dere

is bitter.

As a verb derne is

(scotland) to hide; to skulk.

dere

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) dere, from (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • Hurt; harm; injury.
  • She did him dere .

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) deren, derien, from (etyl) .

    Verb

    (der)
  • 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 .
  • * :
  • Thenne herd he a voyse say / Galahad I see there enuyronne aboute the so many angels that my power may not dere the /
  • To annoy, trouble, grieve.
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    derne

    English

    Verb

  • (Scotland) To hide; to skulk.
  • * Hugh Miller
  • He at length escaped them by derning himself in a fox-earth.
    (Webster 1913)