QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Origin of burgher
OTHER WORDS FROM burgherburgh·er·ship, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH burgherburger, burgher
Words nearby burgher
Example sentences from the Web for burgher
Charles IX., who afterwards became rather too fond of these invasions of burgher homes, supped with a good appetite.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
The burgher races these are called, while on the third and last day are the officers' races.
But such things would not have shocked the masses of plain burgher Frenchmen at all.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
Yet there was nothing ostentatious, or which seemed inconsistent with the degree of an opulent burgher.The Fortunes of Nigel|Sir Walter Scott
In the first place, painting celebrated as its worthiest subject the free burgher, the tighter in the heroic struggle for freedom.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
British Dictionary definitions for burgher
- a citizen of the Cape Colony or of one of the Transvaal and Free State republics
- (as modifier)burgher troops