Burleigh

[bur-lee]
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noun

1st Baron. Cecil, William.
Henry Thack·er [thak-er] /ˈθæk ər/, 1866–1949, U.S. singer: early collector and arranger of spirituals.
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “hill” and “field.”

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Historical Examples of burleigh

  • I'm sure I should rather have wondered what could detain him at Burleigh.

  • Could it be that Burleigh lingered on in hopes of their reappearance below?

    Warrior Gap

    Charles King

  • Yet, ever since that run to Warrior Gap, a change had come over Burleigh.

    Warrior Gap

    Charles King

  • Just as sure as shooting, if Burleigh preferred charges that boy was ruined.

    Warrior Gap

    Charles King

  • Burleigh, Newhall and the two boys were mentioned as his guests.

    Warrior Gap

    Charles King


British Dictionary definitions for burleigh

Burleigh

noun

a variant spelling of Burghley
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