cairn cairn  /ˈkɛrn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path
  2. (n) small rough-haired breed of terrier from Scotland

Usage(s):

  1. A Negro groom stroked the colt's nose, trying to cairn him down while Trainer Eddie Neloy tightened the saddle girth.
  2. They have also trained friendly-looking dogs, like cairn terriers and cocker spaniels, to sniff out suspects by amiably sitting down beside them.
  3. Tucked away in a cairn of rocks was a faded blue jacket, part of a tent.

News

  1. Mile Marker: Wally's Dome

    High in the Sacramento Mountains near Ruidoso is a stone cairn with an archway facing east. This is Wally's Dome.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Las Cruces Sun-News

  2. Pets of the Week: Carrie

    Carrie is an extremely sweet 2-year-old Cairn Terrier Mix. She has a lot of energy and loves to play. Carrie is house broken and will make a great companion. She needs a home and a family who can give her their time and love. For more information on animals up for adoption, stop by or contact the Nacogdoches Animal Control and Shelter, 3211 S.W. Stallings Dr. #(936)560-5011
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Daily Sentinel

  3. Springfield Baptist Church ordains Robert E. Davalt II

    The Springfield Baptist Church ordained Robert E. Davalt II in a worship service May 19. Rev. Davalt, 49, began youth ministry at Springfield Baptist in March 2008. The Ordination was under the auspices of the American Baptist Churches (ABC) USA. Delegates from seven area ABC churches participated in the service. Dr. Donald Chaney, chairman of the Cairn University Graduate Programs delivered a ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Springfield Press

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Quotes

  • "Following the successful flotation of Cairn India the return of cash to shareholders has been a key priority," Chief Executive Bill Gammell said.
    on Feb 27, 2007 By: Bill Gammell Source: International Herald Tribune

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