Burry
Burry Burr"y, a. Abounding in burs, or containing burs; resembling burs; as, burry wool. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Burry — may refer to:* Andrew George Burry (1873 1975), businessman, manufacturer and philanthropist * Burt Burry (born 1909), retired professional ice hockey player * Harold Burry (1912 1992), head football coach at Westminster College * Lester Burry… …   Wikipedia

  • burry — mid 15c., full of burs; see BUR (Cf. bur) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • burry — burry1 [bʉr′ē] adj. burrier, burriest 1. full of burs 2. like a bur; prickly burry2 [bʉr′ē] adj. burrier, burriest having a burr: said of speech …   English World dictionary

  • Burry — This name is of English topographic or locational origin deriving from the Olde English pre 7th century byrig , the dative case of burh meaning a fortified place . The Medieval English beri , biri and buri denoted a fortified manor house and was… …   Surnames reference

  • burry — adjective (burrier; est) Date: 15th century 1. containing burs 2. prickly 3. of speech characterized by a burr …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • burry — burry1 /berr ee/, adj., burrier, burriest. full of or covered with burs; burlike. [1400 50; late ME; see BUR1, Y1] burry2 /berr ee/, adj., burrier, burriest. characterized by or spoken with a burr. [1865 70; BURR3 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Burry — Ворсистый, волокнистый (напр. о покровном слое) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • burry — bur·ry …   English syllables

  • burry — I bur•ry [[t]ˈbɜr i[/t]] adj. ri•er, ri•est 1) full of or covered with burs 2) like a bur • Etymology: 1400–50 II bur•ry [[t]ˈbɜr i[/t]] adj. ri•er, ri•est phn characterized by or spoken with a burr • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • burry — /ˈbɜri/ (say berree) adjective full of burrs; burr like; prickly …   Australian English dictionary

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