- bursting point,
- bursting strength,
- burton upon trent,
- burton, harold hitz,
- burton, richard,
- burton, robert,
- burton, sir richard francis
Origin of burton1
- to be lost, missing, or destroyed.
- to die.
Origin of burton2
Examples from the Web for burton
The Daily Beast sat down with Burton to discuss Big Eyes and his beautiful, dark, twisted career.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whatever the reason, Burton was committed enough to leave tiny Bunker Hill to seek out her beau.
Down a one-lane gravel road sits the house Burton left seven years ago.
He is “the most famous guy in the world,” Burton, who goes by Star, told Rolling Stone.
They abandoned the design by the highly regarded architects Ahrends, Burton & Koralek.Imagining Prince Charles as King Makes All of Britain Wish They Could Leave Like Scotland|Clive Irving|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I think I have heard Captain Burton say that he had irregular teeth, which made his smile unpleasant.
"Mr. Burton can tell you who I am," he added in some impatience with her renewed scrutiny of his card.The Coast of Bohemia|William Dean Howells
The squire is a rich man—the richest man in Burton—but he wants to take from me the little property that I have.Cast Upon the Breakers|Horatio Alger
"Only this—that when their own devices fail, they're in a hurry for the consolations of religion," said Mr. Burton.Romance of California Life|John Habberton
The 9th, they descended into the valley of Mukondokno, and there struck the road traversed by Speke and Burton in 1817.Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa|Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson
- to be broken, useless, or lost
- to die