damn, darn, hoot, red cent, shit, shucks, tinker's damn, tinker's dam(noun)
something of little value
"his promise is not worth a damn"; "not worth one red cent"; "not worth shucks"
mend, patch, darn(verb)
sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment)
"her stockings had several mends"
repair by sewing
to mend as a rent or hole, with interlacing stitches of yarn or thread by means of a needle; to sew together with yarn or thread
a place mended by darning
a colloquial euphemism for Damn
Origin: [OE. derne, prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. darnio to piece, break in pieces, W. & Arm. to E. tear. Cf. Tear, v. t.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
därn, v.t. to mend a hole by imitating the texture of the stuff.—n. the place darned.—n. Darn′ing-needle. [W. darn, a piece, a patch.]
därn, v.i. a minced form of damn.
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The numerical value of DARN in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of DARN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I feel this is a pretty darn good bill that we made better because we engaged in the debate.
Oil and gas has a ton of weight, and by darn they wanted their credit, by golly they got their credit.
We have a pretty darn good idea of what we'll do, it could happen quicker than we think: it could start in three weeks.
If deporting you out of this country when you commit a crime is a tool at my disposal, you are darn right I am going to use it.
It's interesting that the banks have been under pressure, because they are really still pretty darn solid ... the banks are becoming pretty good value.
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