- Martha Jane,1852?–1903, Calamity Jane.
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Examples from the Web for burk
There were portions of three brigades,—Fulkerson's, Burk's, and the Stonewall.
Thence it was taken up by the 4th and the 33d, and then it spread to Burk and Fulkerson.
Captain Burk was then ordered on board a prison-ship in the harbor.Of the Capture of Ticonderoga
I ought to be proud that such a man as Captain Burk has honored me with his love.
Doctor Plaxico, said Burk, do you know what is the matter with Mrs. Demar?
- British slang a variant spelling of berk
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