Examples from the Web for burin
Meanwhile, residents of Bracha settlement attacked Burin village, throwing Molotov cocktails at Bashir al-Zein's home.
Just a little cross-hatching, a little rough spluttering work with the burin, and we have this bit of marvellous irony.William Blake|Irene Langridge
She learned to handle the burin, and succeeded in this as in every thing else.History of the Girondists, Volume I|Alphonse de Lamartine
And let these works suffice to prove that Lucas may be numbered among those who have handled the burin with ability.Lives of the most Eminent Painters Sculptors and Architects|Giorgio Vasari
British Dictionary definitions for burin
Word Origin for burin
Word Origin and History for burin
engraver's tool, 1660s, from French burin, cognate with Italian bolino, Spanish buril, perhaps from Old High German bora "tool for boring" (see bore (v.)).