From the verb _to bear_.
* past participle of _bear_; given birth to.
BORN (_not comparable_)
* Well suited to (some behaviour or occupation), as though from birth.
* 1942, Storm Jameson, _Then we shall hear singing: a fantasy in C major_
I ought really to have called him my sergeant. He's a BORN sergeant. That's as much as to say he's a BORN scoundrel.
Dialectal variant of _burn_.
BORN (_plural_ BORNS)
* (Geordie) Alternative spelling of _burn_ A stream.
* _The New Geordie Dictionary_, Frank Graham, 1987, ISBN 0946928118
BORN (_third-person singular simple present_ BORNS, _present participle_ BORNIN, _simple past and past participle_ BORNT)
* (Geordie) Alternative spelling of _burn_ With fire.
* _Newcastle 1970s_, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin,