Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of coarse russet cloth used in the middle ages.
- n. A silk mentioned in the schedule of Queen Elizabeth's wardrobe.
- n. [Also burrel-pear, altered, in simulation of burrel (OF. burel, reddish), ⟨ bury, bury-pear: see bury.] Same as bury.
- n. Alternative form of borrel.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A sort of pear, called also the
red butter pear, from its smooth, delicious, soft pulp.
- n. Same as borrel.
“According to Jerdon the burrel is fattest in September and October.”
“According to the latter author the burrel prefers bare rocky hills, and when inhabiting those which are clothed with forest, rarely or never descends to the limits of the trees.”
“In my opinion the flesh of the burrel surpasses in flavour the best mutton, and has moreover the advantage of being generally tender soon after the animal is killed. ”
“The favourite resorts of burrel are those hills which have slopes well covered with grass in the immediate vicinity of steep precipices, to which they can at once betake themselves in case of alarm.”
“_ I got nothing more than a watch and ten guineas when Judy died, and sure that scarce paid for the burrel [burial]. ”
“I got nothing more than a watch and ten guineas when Judy died, and sure that scarce paid for the burrel [burial]. ”
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