Definition of Burrows

1. Proper noun. An Irish spelling of the English surname Burroughs. ¹



2. Noun. (plural of burrow) ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of burrow) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Burrows

1. burrow [v] - See also: burrow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burrows

burro
burro deer
burrobrush
burrock
burrocks
burros
burrow
burrowed
burrower
burrowers
burrowing
burrowing hairs
burrowing parrot
burrowing parrots
burrowlike
burrows
burrs
burrstone
burrstones
burry
burs
bursa
bursa achillis
bursa anserina
bursa aspiration
bursa bicipitoradialis
bursa cubitalis interossea
bursa fabricii
bursa infrahyoidea

Literary usage of Burrows

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1. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Secretary of the Commonwealth, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, Pennsylvania State library, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State Library (1914)
"Burrows, Arthur, 6th S., IX, 116. Burrows, Edward, 6th S., Ill, 951, 1274;'XIV, 269. Burrows, Elizabeth, 6th S., VI, 288, 294. Burrows. Honry, 6th S., IV, ..."

2. The Formation of Vegetable Mould Through the Action of Worms: With by Charles Darwin (1904)
"Manner in which worms seize objects—Their power of suction —The instinct of plugging up the mouths of their burrows —Stones piled over the burrows—The ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: In the by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Philip Yorke Hardwicke (1754)
"The plaintiff« brought their bill to fet afide the agreement and the will, and that Gyles Burrows may account with the plaintiffs for ..."

4. Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery: By the Right Hon by Nicholas Simons, Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Leach, Anthony Hart, Lancelot Shadwell, Richard Torin Kindersley (1829)
"By that Settlement, those Estates were limited to the Defendant Thomas Burrows for Life, without impeachment of Waste, with Remainder to Trustees to ..."

5. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1904)
"Burrows IN ROCKS OF THE CHEMUNG GROUP OF NEW YORK. By RP WHITFIELD. ... In a vertical section of the rock the burrows are mostly flattened and often curved ..."

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