from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as bur-stone.


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  • Barugh, a little to the south, can scarcely be anything else than a corruption of "buhr" or "burg," for the

    The Evolution of an English Town

  • (VAY-buhr) A German sociologist of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

    Weber, Max

  • The flour in the country was often ground at a buhr mill and was not perfectly white.

    From the Cotton Field to the Cotton Mill: A Study of the Industrial Transition in North Carolina

  • (buhr-KEE-nuh FAH-soh) Republic in west Africa, formerly called Upper Volta, bordered by Niger to the north and east, Benin on the southeast, Togo, Ghana and Ivory Coast on the south, and Mali on the west and north.

    Burkina Faso

  • (seye-buhr-NET-iks) The general study of control and communication systems in living organisms and machines, especially the mathematical analysis of the flow of information.



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