bawn

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bawn

(bɔːn)
n
a fortified enclosure, either for defensive purposes or for keeping cattle
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So, on his next trip, Bim and Bawn, two young men, and of hunters the craftiest, followed after him, taking care not to be seen.
"None greater," Bawn corroborated, and went on himself.
`Molly Bawn' was painted in large blue letters on the glossy white sides of the hotel bus, and `Molly' was engraved inside Johnnie's ring and on his watch-case-- doubtless on his heart, too.