verb (used with object), bur·ied, bur·y·ing.
noun, plural bur·ies.
Origin of bury
Related formshalf-bur·ied, adjectivere·bur·y, verb (used with object), re·bur·ied, re·bur·y·ing.un·bur·ied, adjectivewell-bur·ied, adjective
Examples from the Web for half-buried
Speed walked slowly toward a half-buried bowlder and sat down out of ear-shot.The Maids of Paradise|Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
In places, the surface was broken by small, half-buried firs.The Girl From Keller's|Harold Bindloss
While Dot sniffled, as he called it, on the half-buried sled, Sammy started to dig under the boughs of a tree near at hand.The Corner House Girls Snowbound|Grace Brooks Hill
The cellar was made awful by a skeleton sitting on a half-buried box and chuckling fiendishly.The Abbot's Ghost, Or Maurice Treherne's Temptation|A. M. Barnard
At this place were seen the traces of an ancient French fortress, with a few pieces of cannon, half-buried in the earth.Travels in North America, From Modern Writers|William Bingley