Derve vs Derne - What's the difference?

derve | derne |


As verbs the difference between derve and derne

is that derve is to labour; swink while derne is (scotland) to hide; to skulk.

derve

English

Verb

(derv)
  • To labour; swink.
  • To trouble; grieve; hurt; afflict; molest.
  • derne

    English

    Verb

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