KERNING DEFINITION & SYNONYMS

• Kerning

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Kern


• Kern

  1. (v. i.) To take the form of kernels; to granulate.
  2. (n.) Any kind of boor or low-lived person.
  3. (v. i.) To harden, as corn in ripening.
  4. (n.) A part of the face of a type which projects beyond the body, or shank.
  5. (n.) An idler; a vagabond.
  6. (n.) A churn.
  7. (n.) A hand mill. See Quern.
  8. (v. t.) To form with a kern. See 2d Kern.
  9. (n.) A light-armed foot soldier of the ancient militia of Ireland and Scotland; -- distinguished from gallowglass, and often used as a term of contempt.
  10. (n.) Kernel; corn; grain.
  11. (n.) The harvest-home.
  12. (n.) The last handful or sheaf reaped at the harvest.