Birse
Birse Birse, n. A bristle or bristles. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Birse —    BIRSE, a parish, in the district of Kincardine O Neil, county of Aberdeen, 2½ miles (E. S. E.) from Aboyne; containing 1295 inhabitants. This place was formerly called Press, a word of Gaelic origin, signifying a wood or thicket, and most… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Birse — (Birsen), Stadt im Kreise Ponowetz der russischen Statthalterschaft Wilna; schönes Schloß, 3 Kirchen verschiedener Confessionen u. 2000 Ew., meist Juden. Hier erneuter Allianzvertrag am 8. März 1701, zwischen Peter d. Gr. von Rußland u. König… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Birse — 47° 12′ 49″ N 7° 11′ 43″ E / 47.2136, 7.19522 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Birse — infobox UK place country = Scotland static static image caption= latitude= 57.06 longitude= 02.74 official name =Birse population = shire district= shire county= Aberdeenshire region= constituency westminster= post town= postcode district =… …   Wikipedia

  • Birse — Vorlage:Infobox Fluss/DGWK fehltVorlage:Infobox Fluss/ABFLUSS fehltVorlage:Infobox Fluss/KARTE fehlt Birs (fr. La Birse) Birs in Laufen, November 2003 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • birse — noun Etymology: Middle English *birst, from Old English byrst more at bristle Date: before 12th century 1. chiefly Scottish a bristle or tuft of bristles 2. chiefly Scottish anger …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • birse — /berrs/; Scot. /birdds/, n. Scot. 1. a short hair of the beard or body; a bristle. 2. anger; rage. [bef. 900; OE byrst; c. OHG borst, burst, ON burst. See BRISTLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • birse — ˈbi(ə)rs, ˈbərs noun ( s) Etymology: from (assumed) Middle English birst, from Old English byrst more at bristle 1. chiefly Scotland : a bristle or tuft of bristles 2. chiefl …   Useful english dictionary

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