Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of burr.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.

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Examples

  • The daily inspection should also reveal any defects such as burred, worn, or cracked parts.

    FM 23-5: Chapter 5. - MAINTENANCE

  • The Conquhar was a swift, clear-running river coursing over its bed of gneiss, well tucked-in on either side by green hayfields, where the grasshopper for ever "burred," and the haymakers stopped with elbows on their rakes to watch the passer-by.

    Bog-Myrtle and Peat Tales Chiefly of Galloway Gathered from the Years 1889 to 1895

  • The entire cat is burred and fuzzed under magnification.

    Dead Deer Walking?

  • Set in Shrewsbury, where two years previously Farquhar himself had been a recruiting officer, it is a rural comedy with a whiff of chicken manure and burred accents rather than metropolitan cool about it.

    The Recruiting Officer - review

  • Swords sang tonight .... .or they would have, had they not been so burred and battered.

    zornhau: Swords sang tonight...

  • Since her debut album in 2002, "Everything Seemed Alright," Ms. McBride has explored the terrain between country, folk and the blues, singing with a burred voice that situates her somewhere between Lucinda Williams and Melissa Etheridge.

    Home Is Where Mary McBride Is

  • For while a decade of prosperity and rising property values burred the rough edges off of much of the nation and softened my old mean streets in places like Richmond, one cannot assume that gentrification is universal.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • Just find out the locations of the unmarked pits the poor was burred in most cemeteries, it will tell you just how civilised they really are!

    Cemeteries: Far from the madding crowd | Editorial

  • Oh noes, I forgitz to tel u dat ai hab de keyz burred deepz in mai fur so yu cantz leeb widout meh…so sorees I forgitz to tell yu dat.

    who iz this - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Lim's Sulu, and Quinn's Spock do that the best; Root's Scott was a little too burred, but not far behind them; even Cawley's Kirk has his moments.

    Trekkery

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