Definition of Burr-headed

1. Adjective. Having a head of straight hair cut very short (hence bristly).

Similar to: Headed



Lexicographical Neighbors of Burr-headed

burpalite
burped
burpee
burpees
burpin'
burping
burps
burqa
burqaed
burqas
burqini
burqinis
burqua
burquas
burr
burr-headed (current term)
burr cell
burr drill
burr marigold
burr oak
burra-khana
burrata
burrawong
burred
burrel
burrel fly
burrel shot
burrell
burrells
burrels

Literary usage of Burr-headed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles and practice of dental surgery by Chapin Aaron Harris (1863)
"The flat and burr-headed drills are very useful for enlarging the orifice of a cavity. The pressure of the instrument against the hand, between the thumb ..."

2. The Mechanics' Magazine (1854)
"In order to cause the lucifers to ignite by a slight pull of the string, the pressure or pinch of the twisted or burr-headed wire ought to be on the primed ..."

3. The Principles and practice of dentistry: Including Anatomy, Physiology by Chapin Aaron Harris, Philip H. Austen (1882)
"Its shape might be better suited to some operators if made somewhat larger j above the ferule. The rlat and burr-headed drills represented in Fig. ..."

4. Iron edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1854)
"In order to cause the lucifers to ignite by a slight pull of the string, the pressure or pinch of the twisted or burr-headed wire ought to be on the primed ..."

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