- v gain knowledge or skills
- Better yet, Pirate wench should just sail up the Potomac and let Congress have it with a couple broadsides! That'll larn 'em.
- There must be a heap to larn at college or else your Andy larns mighty slow!" But gaunt young Andrew Jackson Ritchie, back home in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northeastern .
- Why don't he larn to keep his marf shut?" This reference is to an article written for London's Daily Worker by George Bernard Shaw, professional bad boy.