Dernful Dern"ful, a. Secret; hence, lonely; sad; mournful. [Obs.] ``Dernful noise.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • dernful — dernˈful or dearnˈful adjective 1. Solitary 2. Mournful • • • Main Entry: ↑dern …   Useful english dictionary

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