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Burra

noun
  1. Edward (John). 1905–76, British painter, noted esp for his depiction of squalid and grotesque subjects
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Historical Examples of burra

  • "I think we must not make for Burra Wick after all," he said.

    Viking Boys

    Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby

  • “All burra sahib like durian,” said the Kling, showing his white teeth.

    Middy and Ensign

    G. Manville Fenn

  • Burra Saib; Saib,” said the Indian; and immediately retired.

    Newton Forster

    Captain Frederick Marryat

  • Nutt had had his lambing-pens, that year, down in the hollow where there was “burra” from the winds.

    'Murphy'

    Major Gambier-Parry

  • The Burra Burra mine however is not the only one of importance.