Definitions

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  • pro. ours.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Ours.

Etymologies

From English dialectal, from our +‎ -n, formed on analogy with mine, thine. Compare hisn. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "I mean that this load of ourn is gettin 'on your nerves, an' that you're beginnin 'to see things."

    The Trail of the Meat

  • “I mean that this load of ourn is gettin’ on your nerves, an’ that you’re beginnin’ to see things.”

    The Trail of Meat

  • You don’t know kings, Jim, but I know them, and this old rip of ourn is one of the cleanest I’ve struck in history.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • "I wish we had just about two of them cartridges that's layin 'in that cache of ourn," said the second man.

    LOVE OF LIFE

  • Now, I ain't never ben to college, but I'm plum justified in sizin 'up this gamblin' orgy of ourn as a sure enough dream.

    SHORTY DREAMS

  • "Just been framin 'up that ranch of ourn," he answered.

    CHAPTER II

  • -- Say, how'd they look hooked up to that wagon of ourn?

    CHAPTER XIII

  • "Trade 'm a half-interest in that claim of ourn," Kink answered.

    Too Much Gold

  • Some thoughts on certain copyrights: This song is Copyrighted in the U.S., under Seal of Copyright # 154085, for a period of 28 years, and anybody caught singin it without our permission will be mighty good friends of ourn, cause we don't give a durn.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • And his two little jiminies, cousins of ourn, Tristopher and Hilary, were kickaheeling their dummy on the oil cloth flure of his homerigh, castle and earthenhouse.

    Finnegans Wake

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