Definition of Burbots

1. Noun. (plural of burbot) ¹



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Definition of Burbots

1. burbot [n] - See also: burbot

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burbots

burb
burbankite
burble
burbled
burbler
burblers
burbles
burblier
burbliest
burbling
burblings
burbly
burbolt
burbolts
burbots (current term)
burbs
burckhardtite
burd
burdalane
burdash
burdashes
burden
burden of persuasion
burden of production
burden of proof
burdened
burdener
burdeners
burdenest

Literary usage of Burbots

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1. The Practical Cook, English and Foreign: Containing a Great Variety of Old by Joseph Bregion, Anne Miller (1845)
"... and a plate of livers of burbots (lottes) disgorged and boiled in ... which boil for ten minutes; add six livers of burbots, six roes of carp, ..."

2. Select Translations from Old English Prose by Albert Stanburrough Cook, Chauncey Brewster Tinker (1908)
"Eels and pike, minnows and burbots, trout and lampreys, and whatever swims in the rushing stream. Teacher. Why do you not fish in the sea ? ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... the last containing the burbots and the lings. Besides the cod, the haddock, whiting, pollack, and ling are the leading representatives of the family. ..."

4. The English Illustrated Magazine (1884)
"... perches, roaches, burbots, and lampreys, which we call water- snakes, are taken, and sometimes l*icii together with the royal fish the sturgeon. ..."

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