noun German History.
Origin of burgrave
Examples from the Web for burgrave
To apply to the Emperor again every one, including the magistrate, had declared useless, since even the Burgrave had been refused.
The object of its ardent passion was no less a personage than the Burgrave von Zollern.
The Burgrave of Lo had sat with folded hands when the tide was at the flood, and in doing so he lost his one opportunity.The Story of Bruges|Ernest Gilliat-Smith
Her husband, the old Burgrave, and his son, handsome Eitelfritz—But you know all that.
The senators had come forth in a body to receive the burgrave and escort him to the hotel prepared for him.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume I.(of III) 1555-66|John Lothrop Motley