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Definition of Burgess
BurgessBurgess Bur"gess, n. [OE. burgeis, OF. burgeis, fr.
burcfortified town, town, F. bourg village, fr. LL. burgus
fort, city; from the German; cf. MHG. burc, G. burg. See 1st
Borough, and cf. 2d Bourgeois.]
1. An inhabitant of a borough or walled town, or one who
possesses a tenement therein; a citizen or freeman of a
Note: ``A burgess of a borough corresponds with a citizen of
a city.' --Burrill.
2. One who represents a borough in Parliament.
3. A magistrate of a borough.
4. An inhabitant of a Scotch burgh qualified to vote for
Note: Before the Revolution, the representatives in the
popular branch of the legislature of Virginia were
called burgesses; they are now called delegates.
Burgess oath. See Burgher, 2.
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, Missouri, United
- Tituss Burgess
21, 1979) is an American actor
and singer. He has appeared
in numerous Broadway musicals
and is known
for his high tenor...
- John Anthony Burgess
Wilson, FRSL (/ˈbɜːrdʒəs/; 25 February
1917 – 22 November
1993), who published under
the name Anthony Burgess
, was an English
- Oliver Burgess Meredith
(November 16, 1907 – September
9, 1997) was an American
actor, director, producer
and writer whose career
(born 21 June 1985) is an Australian ballroom dancer
who is best known
a professional partner
and troupe member
on the ABC...
- Dave Burgess
to: David Burgess
(footballer), New Zealand international
****ociation football player Sonia Burgess
(born David Burgess
- Burgess originally meant
of a borough
(England, Wales, Ireland) or burgh
(Scotland). It later
came to mean an elected
- Samuel Burgess
(born 14 December
1988) is an English former professional rugby league footballer
who pla**** as a loose
forward, prop or second-row forward...
- John Burgess
to: John Burgess
(actor) (1933–2010), actor
(1563–1635), English Puritan
clergyman, also John Burges
- Guy Francis
de Moncy Burgess
1911 – 30 August
1963) was a British diplomat
agent, and a member
of the Cambridge
Five spy ring that...
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