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Burbage

[bur-bij] /ˈbɜr bɪdʒ/
noun
1.
Richard, 1567?–1619, English actor and associate of Shakespeare.
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  • In this there is a dialogue between Shakespeare's fellow-actors, Burbage and Kempe.

    Browning's England Helen Archibald Clarke
  • The locality, therefore, was almost ideal for the purpose Burbage had in mind.

    Shakespearean Playhouses

    Joseph Quincy Adams
  • This probably explains why Burbage did not attempt to erect his playhouse there.

    Shakespearean Playhouses

    Joseph Quincy Adams
  • Burbage was clearly manager and owner of the Theatre at this period.

  • "Sir Peter was called out of town by a telegram," said Burbage, in the hall.

    Old Valentines

    Munson Aldrich Havens
  • I used to tease Burbage when I was naughty, by telling her you were never cross with me.

    Old Valentines

    Munson Aldrich Havens
  • "Speaking of catching him at it reminds me of that Mrs. Burbage," she continued.

    Old Valentines

    Munson Aldrich Havens
  • Burbage and Farquharson stood by the garden-gate, looking in.

    Old Valentines

    Munson Aldrich Havens
  • Burbage learned to anticipate this by yielding in the nick of time.

    Old Valentines

    Munson Aldrich Havens
  • Burbage could have been heard murmuring, "There, there, my pretty."

    Old Valentines

    Munson Aldrich Havens
British Dictionary definitions for Burbage

Burbage

/ˈbɜːbɪdʒ/
noun
1.
James. ?1530–97, English actor and theatre manager, who built (1576) the first theatre in England
2.
his son, Richard. ?1567–1619, English actor, associated with Shakespeare
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