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  • n. Alternative spelling of burgomaster.

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Examples

  • When the fog lifted a tiny bit, I was able to distinguish the mix of species in the roost -- mainly herring gulls and ring-billed gulls but also a few Bonaparte's and laughing gulls, all ruled over by a few great black backs, the burgomeister gull.

    foggy fishing

  • He and his young bride, Saskia von Uylenburgh, the daughter of a wealthy burgomeister, whose dowry he was about to squander, were finally moving to their own home.

    Rembrandt's Rich Banquet

  • (Tom Paxton) "We didn't know", said the burgomeister, "about the camp on the edge of town"

    We Didn't Know

  • At this Amalia Ivanovna, lashed to fury, struck the table with her fist, and shrieked that she was Amalia Ivanovna, and not Ludwigovna, “that her vater was named Johann and that he was a burgomeister, and that Katerina Ivanovna’s vater was quite never a burgomeister.

    Chapter II. Part V

  • Was he wondering if a German burgomeister would submit as tamely were it a German village that had witnessed the arrival of invading troops?

    The Belgians to the Front

  • "Which is the burgomeister?" asked a young lieutenant with closely cropped head and a tiny blonde moustache, which he had tried in vain to cultivate so that it would resemble the moustache that the German

    The Belgians to the Front

  • Tumbador Chocolate, just started selling its confections to the public for the first time - setting up an inevitable smackdown with the borough's bean burgomeister, Jacques Torres.

    The Brooklyn Paper: Full articles

  • Ludwigovna, “that her Vater was named Johann and that he was a burgomeister, and that Katerina Ivanovna’s

    Crime and Punishment

  • Katerina Ivanovna's _Vater_ was quite never a burgomeister. "

    Prestuplenie i nakazanie. English

  • At this Amalia Ivanovna, lashed to fury, struck the table with her fist, and shrieked that she was Amalia Ivanovna, and not Ludwigovna, "that her _Vater_ was named Johann and that he was a burgomeister, and that

    Prestuplenie i nakazanie. English

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