Words and Phrases
courantin

“courantin”

Meaning:

a hasty retreat; a chase; night-visiting; courting

Alternative spelling/meaning:

kerrantin

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Gift o Tongues by James Fenton

Dint he tak aff yince on a kerrant wae a nun
hame frae the missions he run inty
in Lough Derg?


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