Definition of Burghal

1. a. Belonging to a burgh.



Definition of Burghal

1. Adjective. Relating to a burgh. ¹

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Definition of Burghal

1. burgh [adj] - See also: burgh

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burghal

burgeonings
burgeons
burger
burgeries
burgerless
burgernomics
burgers
burgery
burgess
burgess-ship
burgesses
burgessy
burggrave
burggraves
burghal (current term)
burghbote
burghbrech
burgher
burgherly
burghermaster
burghermasters
burghers
burghership
burghmaster
burghmasters
burghmote
burghmotes
burghs
burghul

Literary usage of Burghal

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1889)
"Of the 886 parishes into which Scotland is divided, 11 are burghal or combined, ... The burghal or combined parishes are understood to comprise Edinburgh, ..."

2. The Gild Merchant: A Contribution to British Municipal History by Charles Gross (1890)
"THOUGH Scotland seems to have borrowed some of her early burghal laws from England *, the general development of her municipal history in the middle ages ..."

3. The Poor Law Manual for Scotland: Containing the Principles of the Poor Laws by Alexander M'Neel-Caird (1848)
"Parochial Board in Parishes not burghal or Combined. XXII. And be it enacted, That in every parish not being 25 a burghal parish, and not being part of any ..."

4. Traditions of Edinburgh by Robert Chambers (1847)
"OLD burghal REGULATIONS. CERTAIN acts and statutes of the magistrates, extending from the year 1529 to 1531,* throw some light on the age to which they ..."

5. Local Taxation and Finance by G. H. Blunden (1895)
"They estimated the tolls and road assessments at ^294000, and the receipts from burghal property at ^200000. * These figures nearly agree with those of Mr. ..."

6. The History of Scotland: From Agricola's Invasion to the Revolution of 1688 by John Hill Burton (1867)
"... have reached we have no distinct hold of a legislative body, unless it may be that which, as we shall presently see, acted for the burghal communities. ..."

7. Reports of Cases Upon Appeals and Writs of Error in the House of Lords: And by Charles Clarke, Patrick Dow, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1830)
"Finally decided that the minister of a parish partly burghal and partly landward, is de jure entitled to a manse under the Act 1663. ..."

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