Definition of Burnies

1. Noun. (plural of burnie) ¹



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Definition of Burnies

1. burnie [n] - See also: burnie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burnies

burner
burner syndrome
burners
burnest
burnet
burnet bloodwort
burneth
burnets
burnettize
burnettized
burnettizes
burnettizing
burnfire
burnfires
burnie
burnies (current term)
burning
burning(a)
burning-ghat
burning at the stake
burning bar
burning bush
burning down
burning drops sign
burning foot syndrome
burning mouth syndrome
burningly
burnings

Literary usage of Burnies

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1. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"... We'll gar our streams an' burnies shine Upbraid. Up wi' the best. . . 7"o (f . Simpson, o. Upbraid na me wi' cauld disdain, . ..."

2. Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the Cape of Good Hope [1828-1849] by William Menzies, James L. Buchanan (1903)
"The Court were unanimously of opinion that the bond, in virtue of which preference has been awarded to Dickson & burnies, was granted not only in security ..."

3. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1885)
"After standing there for some time, they went down the valley of the burnies, and disappeared among the hazels and birches of the thicket near Burnie Bridge ..."

4. Tales and Sketches by James Hogg (1837)
"Is there blood in the moorlands Where the wild burnies rin ? ... ay, an' the wild burnies too ! I hae seen them mysel leave a reid strip on the sand an' the ..."

5. The Brownie of Bodsbeck: And Other Tales by James Hogg (1818)
"Mony a water as weel as the Clyde has run reid wi' blude, an' that no sae lang sin' syne !—ay, an' the wild burnies too! ..."

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