Burghmaster
Burghmaster Burgh"mas`ter, n. 1. A burgomaster. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mining) An officer who directs and lays out the meres or boundaries for the workmen; -- called also {bailiff}, and {barmaster}. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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  • burghmaster — burgh·master …   English syllables

  • burghmaster — ˈbə.rə+ˌ noun Etymology: by folk etymology (influence of burgh) from earlier bargh master more at barmaster Britain : barmaster …   Useful english dictionary

  • bailiff — Burghmaster Burgh mas ter, n. 1. A burgomaster. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mining) An officer who directs and lays out the meres or boundaries for the workmen; called also {bailiff}, and {barmaster}. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barmaster — Burghmaster Burgh mas ter, n. 1. A burgomaster. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mining) An officer who directs and lays out the meres or boundaries for the workmen; called also {bailiff}, and {barmaster}. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Burgomaster — Bur go*mas ter, n. [D. burgemeester; burg borough + meester master; akin to G. burgemeister, b[ u]rgermeister. See 1st {Borough}, and {Master}.] 1. A chief magistrate of a municipal town in Holland, Flanders, and Germany, corresponding to mayor… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Larus glaucus — Burgomaster Bur go*mas ter, n. [D. burgemeester; burg borough + meester master; akin to G. burgemeister, b[ u]rgermeister. See 1st {Borough}, and {Master}.] 1. A chief magistrate of a municipal town in Holland, Flanders, and Germany,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burgomaster — [bʉr′gō mas΄tər, bʉr′gəmas΄tər] n. [ME burghmaster < MDu burgemeester < burg (see BOROUGH) + meester,MASTER] the mayor or head magistrate of a city or town in the Netherlands, Flanders, Austria, or Germany …   English World dictionary

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