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  • proper n. An English surname derived from the French surnames Burdette, Bourdette, and back to Bourdet.


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  • They don't serve wine but Grist Mill Cafe in Burdett is an absolute favorite of ours for that area.

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  • They felt that his liberality and his boots were all that constituted the idea of Burdett; and now that he had forsaken his old party and joined Peel's, the "tops" magnanimously decided to forsake him, and force him to take to -- Wellingtons.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, August 21, 1841

  • The new book "Living in the Endless City" Phaidon, edited by Ricky Burdett and Deyan Sudjic, looks at the challenges cities face as their populations boom.

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  • Burdett won the election but his victory was declared null in 1804.

    Letter 90

  • Francis Burdett and William Mainwaring hinged on the former's exposure of abuses at the Cold Bath Fields 'prison, where unconvicted political detainees held after the suspension of the Habeas Corpus Act were being treated the same as convicted felons.

    Letter 90

  • "Pizza sauce is not a vegetable," said Burdett Loomis, a political science professor at the University of Kansas.

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  • Ricky Burdett, who was chief adviser on architecture and urbanism for 2012 and now advises the Olympic Legacy Park Company, hopes the Games will "play a very important role in rebalancing the city over time", evening out the inequalities.

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  • Bloomfield commented on the 1802 election for the Westminster constituency, at which Burdett made prison abuses the chief issue.

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  • Burdett, Sir Francis, 5th Baronet (1770 – 1844): radical Whig politician who supported reform of parliament, universal male suffrage and the emancipation of Catholics, opposed imprisonment without trial and exposed abuses in the prison system.

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  • Burdett was a supporter of the veteran radical John Horne Tooke, whom Bloomfield knew.

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