birse

[ burs; Scots birs ]
/ bɜrs; Scots bɪrs /

noun Scot.

a short hair of the beard or body; a bristle.
anger; rage.

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Origin of birse

before 900; Old English byrst; cognate with Old High German borst, burst,Old Norse burst.See bristle
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