Definition of Birse

1. n. A bristle or bristles.



Definition of Birse

1. Noun. (Scotland) A bristle. ¹

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Definition of Birse

1. a bristle [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Birse

biros
birostrate
birotate
birotation
birotunda
birotundas
birr
birred
birretta
birrettas
birring
birrotch
birrs
birrus
birruses
birse (current term)
birses
birsier
birsiest
birsle
birsled
birsles
birsling
birsy
birt
birth
birth-control campaigner
birth-control reformer
birth amputation

Literary usage of Birse

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1. Selected Short Stories by Claude Moore Fuess (1914)
"JAMES MATTHEW BARRIE How GAVIN birse PUT IT TO MAG LOWNIE IN a wet ... women scudded by with their wrappers over their heads, came Gavin birse to our door. ..."

2. Switzerland: Or, A Journal of a Tour and Residence in that Country, in the by Louis Simond (1823)
"... to restore the Roman road along the birse. The Jura, like most calcareous mountains, abounds with fossil remains of plants and animals. ..."

3. Scottish Law Magazine, and Sheriff Court Reporter by Scotland Sheriff Courts (1862)
"The action was directed against the Inspectors of St Nicholas and birse, and concluded for decree against St Nicholas, in the event of its being found that ..."

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