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Definition of Burking
BurkingBurke Burke, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Burked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Burking.] [From one Burke of Edinburgh, who committed the
crime in 1829.]
1. To murder by suffocation, or so as to produce few marks of
violence, for the purpose of obtaining a body to be sold
2. To dispose of quietly or indirectly; to suppress; to
smother; to shelve; as, to burke a parliamentary question.
The court could not burke an inquiry, supported by
such a mass of a affidavits. --C. Reade.
Meaning of Burking from wikipedia
- the term burking
is often ascribed
to a killing method
that involves simultaneous smothering
of the torso. The term "burking
- Germany Burk
, a neighborhood
(Oberfranken), Bavaria, Germany Burk
name and surname Burk House
, a particular...
11, 1964) is an American former
pla**** in Major League Baseball
for 18 seasons
with five teams. He...
- Charlotte Gentry Burks
3, 1942) is a farmer
and Democratic party politician
the 15th district
- biochemistry, the Lineweaver–Burk
plot (or double reciprocal
plot) is a graphical representation
of the Lineweaver–Burk equation
(born 9 July 1941) is a retired captain
in the United States
Air Force, writer
was the sole survivor
is a surname. Notable people
with the name include: Alec Burks
(born 1991), American basketball player
who plays shooting guard
- Alec Burks
(born July 20, 1991) is an American professional basketball player
for the Detroit Pistons
of the National Basketball
****ociation (NBA). He...
- Henry Burk
(September 26, 1850 – December
5, 1903) was a Republican member
of the U.S. House
- Leslie Robert Burks
, A.S.C. (July 4, 1909 – May 11, 1968) was an American cinematographer
in a variety
of film genres
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