Sharny vs Sharn – What’s the difference?

Sharny vs Sharn - What's the difference?
As an adjective sharny is (scotland) covered in dung.

As a noun sharn is (chiefly|scotland) the dung or manure of cattle.




(en adjective )

  • (Scotland) Covered in dung.
  • *1955 , (Robin Jenkins), The Cone-Gatherers , Canongate 2012, p. 168:
  • *:Between her and the sharny -toed brier-ragged heather-nibbling boys had been no kinship […].
  • sharn


    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l), (l)



  • (chiefly, Scotland) The dung or manure of cattle.
  • *1932 , (Lewis Grassic Gibbon), Sunset Song”, Polygon 2006 (”A Scots Quair ), p. 19:
  • *:right between the byre and the stable and the barn on one side and the house on the other was the cattle-court and right in the middle of that the midden, high and yellow with dung and straw and sharn , and Mistress Strachan could never forgive Peesie’s Knapp because of that awful smell it had.
  • Derived terms

    * (l)
    * (l)