Definition of Burbage

1. Noun. English actor who was the first to play the leading role in several of Shakespeare's tragedies (1567-1619).

Exact synonyms: Richard Burbage
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burbage

Bunsen burners
Bunsen cell
Bunsen cells
Bunsen pile
Bunsen piles
Bunuel
Bunyamwera fever
Bunyamwera virus
Bunyan
Bunyaviridae
Buphthalmum
Buphthalmum salicifolium
Bura
Burali-Forti paradox
Buran
Burbage
Burbank
Burberry
Burchard-Liebermann reaction
Burchell's zebra
Burckhardtian
Burdach's column
Burdach's fasciculus
Burdach's nucleus
Burdach's tract
Burdak
Burdekin duck
Burdekin ducks
Burdett
Burdwan fever

Literary usage of Burbage

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1. English Literature During the Lifetime of Shakespeare by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1910)
"His father, James burbage, was a joiner by trade and became, through this, concerned in the erection of the Theater in Shoreditch, first of Elizabethan ..."

2. The history of English dramatic poetry to the time of Shakespeare: And by John Payne Collier (1879)
"Such was the case with the earliest mention of James burbage, where the baptism of a ... Cuthbert and Richard burbage must have been older than Alice, ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Tithesby Samuel Toller by Samuel Toller (1822)
"81 burbage, Burslem c. 264 Burgess, Symons ». 291 Burrel, Dunn v. 229. 236 Burslem v. burbage, 264 ». Spencer, 92. 110. 128 Earl of Coventry v. ..."

4. New Particulars Regarding the Works of Shakespeare: In a Letter to the Rev by John Payne Collier (1836)
"He was not aware, nor do I recollect to have seen the fact noticed by any body else, that Flecknoe expressly fixes the character upon burbage in his Euterpe ..."

5. Outlines of the Life of Shakspeare by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1887)
"upon which day the latter surrendered his interest in it to Cuthbert burbage. The assignment to Hyde may have been a security for a loan. ..."

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