Definitions

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  • adj. Befitting a burgher.

Etymologies

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burgher +‎ -ly

Examples

  • The other lady was "burgherly-genteel," a handsome, cultivated girl, had certainly also some soul, but yet was far less busy with a world in her own heart than with the world of fashion.

    Stories by Foreign Authors: Scandinavian

  • There is an old town, gravely picturesque and austerely fine in its fine old burgherly, Calvinistic, exclusive way; and outside the walls there is a new town, very clean, very cold, very quiet, with horse-cars like Boston, and a new

    A Little Swiss Sojourn

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