verb (used with object), burred, bur·ring.
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verb (used with object)
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A person earning 10 dollars a week can see a 100% increase by getting a raise to 20 bucks a week—bur remains impoverished.
Nearly all the bur stone was brought to the bridge by one horse, called Old Jack.Haunted London|Walter Thornbury
In a range of so great geographical extent the bur oak finds it necessary to adapt itself to many kinds of land.American Forest Trees|Henry H. Gibson
Goldsmith referred to Boswell as a cur; Garrick said he thought he was a bur.