Definition of Burry

1. Adjective. Having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.. "Setaceous whiskers"

Definition of Burry

1. a. Abounding in burs, or containing burs; resembling burs; as, burry wool.

Definition of Burry

1. Adjective. Abounding in burs. ¹

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Definition of Burry

1. prickly [adj -RIER, -RIEST] - See also: prickly

Lexicographical Neighbors of Burry

burrowing hairs
burrowing parrot
burrowing parrots
burry (current term)
bursa achillis
bursa anserina
bursa aspiration
bursa bicipitoradialis
bursa cubitalis interossea
bursa fabricii
bursa infrahyoidea
bursa infrapatellaris profunda
bursa intermuscularis musculorum gluteorum
bursa intratendinea olecrani
bursa ischiadica musculi glutei maximi

Literary usage of Burry

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

1. The Chicago Law Times by John Marshall, William S. Hein & Company (1889)
"A paper on "The Medico-Legal Aspects of Spinal Injuries," by Drs. James burry and E. Wyllys Andrews» was read by Dr. burry, and discussed bv members of the ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... burry. Antonyms: see SMOOTH. print, vt 1. impress, imprint, engrave (fig.), stamp; see BRAND, INDENT. 8. Referring to marking with or as with type, ..."

3. A Concise Treatise on Mortgages, Pledges, and Liens by Walter Ashburner (1897)
"In re burry Port Ey. Co., 54 LJ Ch. 710. As to the construction of provisions in special Acts deter- Relative mining the priority of mortgages, debentures, ..."

4. The Civil War in Song and Story: 1860-1865 by Frank Moore (1889)
"1 insisted on his staying all night, but he was in a burry, and could not stop." he would try what virtue there was in "right angles, horizontale," &c. ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"By Miss PULLEN-burry. This paper deals with the fusion of racial elements in the black and coloured peoples of Jamaica, and their present civilisation in so ..."

6. Mind (1902)
"BY FREDERIC W. burry. No movement of modern times can compare with the New Thought movement for definite, practical results. It has been the practical side ..."

7. Old Scottish customs, local and general by Ellen Emma Guthrie (1885)
"... at Selkirk—Customs at For far commemorative of Queen Margaret—Charitable Feast at Kirkmichael —Singular Custom at South Queensferry—The burry Man. ..."

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