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- n. Plural form of burghermaster.
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From there we proceeded to Dinant, where we intended to sleep; but, unfortunately for us, the townspeople had on that day chosen their burghermasters, a kind of officers like the consuls in Gascony and
At length, after much bawling from the window, the burghermasters came to speak to me, but were so drunk that they scarcely knew what they said.