- a fund to provide allowances for students.
- an allowance so provided.
Origin of burse
Words nearby burse
How to use burse in a sentence
The terms were afterwards often used indifferently, and Pisaro, just before, calls the Exchange the Burse.
In Burse-road and Pendarmes-road the shrubs and trees were broken down, and lay overhanging and obstructing the footpaths.The Blizzard in the West|Unknown
Her own room reflected the rising worship of Morris and Burse-Jones, of which, indeed, she had been an adept from the beginning.The Marriage of William Ashe|Mrs. Humphry Ward
Mass had been said not long since, and the chalice covered with the veil and burse was still on the altar.Antony Gray,--Gardener|Leslie Moore
The "burse" is a square, stiff pocket of silk over cardboard, in which the Altar-linen is carried to and from the Altar.The Worship of the Church|Jacob A. Regester
British Dictionary definitions for burse
- a fund providing allowances for students
- the allowance provided