Burk

or Burke

[burk]
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Examples from the Web for burk

Historical Examples of burk

  • There were portions of three brigades,—Fulkerson's, Burk's, and the Stonewall.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • Thence it was taken up by the 4th and the 33d, and then it spread to Burk and Fulkerson.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • Captain Burk was then ordered on board a prison-ship in the harbor.

  • I ought to be proud that such a man as Captain Burk has honored me with his love.

    The White Rose of Memphis

    William C. Falkner

  • Doctor Plaxico, said Burk, do you know what is the matter with Mrs. Demar?

    The White Rose of Memphis

    William C. Falkner


British Dictionary definitions for burk

burk

noun
  1. British slang a variant spelling of berk
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