Definition of Burrs

1. Noun. (plural of burr) ¹

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Definition of Burrs

1. burr [v] - See also: burr

Lexicographical Neighbors of Burrs

burro deer
burrowing hairs
burrowing parrot
burrowing parrots
burrs (current term)
bursa achillis
bursa anserina
bursa aspiration
bursa bicipitoradialis
bursa cubitalis interossea
bursa fabricii
bursa infrahyoidea
bursa infrapatellaris profunda

Literary usage of Burrs

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

1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1890)
"These tubes are delivered free from burrs and have a smooth inner surface. The pipes are sometimes asphalted to prevent rusting, but should they in the ..."

2. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1800)
"... till fhe arrived at 2 r, or was married : " And " from and after the hid Alary burrs ... burrs ..."

3. Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the Progress by William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington (1852)
"5, is a side elevation of a machine in which the burrs are caused to act by impact; and fig. 6, is a front view of the same. The stone to be operated upon ..."

4. The Picturesque Ohio: A Historical Monograph by C. M. Clark (1887)
"The firs are decked with an edging of prickly lace, the pines put on all their bravery of shining \ leaves and cone-coronets ; and while chestnut burrs are ..."

5. Suffolk Words and Phrases; Or, an Attempt to Collect the Lingual Localisms by Edward Moor (1823)
"They are but burrs, cousin, thrown on thee in holiday foolery : i!' we walk net in the trodden paths our very petticoat* •will catch them. Rosalind. ..."

6. The Country Boy: The Story of His Own Early Life by Homer Davenport (1910)
"They got hold of a set of burrs and started a grist mill. They opened a store, they looked at business opportunities from the same focus and in a few years ..."

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