Definition of Burdies

1. burdie [n] - See also: burdie



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burdies

burden of proof
burdened
burdener
burdeners
burdenest
burdeneth
burdening
burdenless
burdenous
burdens
burdens of proof
burdensome
burdensomely
burdensomeness
burdie
burdies (current term)
burdock
burdocks
burds
bure
bureau
bureau-ocracy
bureau de change
bureau de changes
bureaucracies
bureaucracy
bureaucrat
bureaucratese
bureaucrateses
bureaucratic

Literary usage of Burdies

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1. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia by John Mactaggart (1876)
"The following poem, termed the Tu-a burdies, I give, for why, it hath very little poetic merit, ... Twa burdies 'neath the easle o' an auld house. ..."

2. The Complete Works of Robert Burns (self-interpreting) by Robert Burns (1886)
"A winnock bunker i' the east, There sat Old Nick in shape o' beast. Bunter, a worthless woman. burdies, birdies, damsels, girls. ..."

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