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- adj. Relating to a burgh.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Belonging to a burgh.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a burgh: as, burghal government.
I chose to study Scottish History for a while at uni, and found myself learning for the first time about things like the wars of independence, Malcolm Canmore, the feudal and burghal systems.
Burghal Bread - a wonderfully moist wholemeal bread due to the inclusion of soaked burghal, the crust a visual delight in it's coating of sesame seeds.
Cracked wheat is another name, though not entirely accurate - it can also be called bulgur, bulgar, bulger, bulghur or burghal.
Despite identity of usage at Dover and Reading on the subject of the stake, it would be pardonable to conclude that in those times of difficult communication there existed a great diversity of burghal laws, entailing considerable inconvenience and hardship, especially in the case of those engaged in trade.
If it had occurred to any of the burghal authorities, it had only provoked the reflection that Jock would most likely be discussing a pint or two at
Exemption from burghal taxes was also granted to a gentleman who built the first house in Princes Street.
After the Act for the abolition of the heritable jurisdictions in 1748 the portion of Auchterarder strictly burghal ceased to have titles completed in the burgage form.
Not only is there thus evidence of Auchterarder being assessed in dues and exercising the privileges of a Royal Burgh, but, what is of more importance, as showing its burghal character, is, that there are three separate precepts of Parliament -- in 1570, 1581, and 1600 -- summoning
Ayr, picked up, on an old bookstall in that town, a valuable manuscript collection of Scotch burghal laws written upwards of four centuries ago.
Also worthwhile are djaj mousakhan (a Levantine answer to the egg roll made from diced chicken that gets dusted in tangy sumac powder and deep fried in an oily-crisp bread shell) and burghal bi dfin (a slow-cooked leg of lamb served with mounds of fluffy steamed burghal).
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