Definition of Burr. Meaning of Burr. Synonyms of Burr

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Definition of Burr

Burr
Burr Burr, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Burred; p. pr. & vb. n. Burring.] To speak with burr; to make a hoarse or guttural murmur. --Mrs. Browning.
Burr
Burr Burr, n. [See Bur.] (Bot.) 1. A prickly seed vessel. See Bur, 1. 2. The thin edge or ridge left by a tool in cutting or shaping metal, as in turning, engraving, pressing, etc.; also, the rough neck left on a bullet in casting. The graver, in plowing furrows in the surface of the copper, raises corresponding ridges or burrs. --Tomlinson. 3. A thin flat piece of metal, formed from a sheet by punching; a small washer put on the end of a rivet before it is swaged down. 4. A broad iron ring on a tilting lance just below the gripe, to prevent the hand from slipping. 5. The lobe or lap of the ear. 6. [Probably of imitative origin.] A guttural pronounciation of the letter r, produced by trilling the extremity of the soft palate against the back part of the tongue; rotacism; -- often called the Newcastle, Northumberland, or Tweedside, burr. 7. The knot at the bottom of an antler. See Bur, n., 8.

Meaning of Burr from wikipedia

- Look up burr in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Burr may refer to: Cape Burr, a headland in South Australia Mount Burr, South Australia, a town and mountain...
- Aaron Burr Jr. (February 6, 1756 – September 14, 1836) was an American politician, businessman, lawyer, and Founding Father who served as the third vice...
- William Frederick Burr (born June 10, 1968) is an American comedian, actor, writer and podcaster. He has released multiple stand-up comedy specials, including...
- Raymond William Stacy Burr (May 21, 1917 – September 12, 1993) was a Canadian actor known for his lengthy Hollywood film career and his title roles in...
- The Burr–Hamilton duel took place in Weehawken, New Jersey, between Aaron Burr, the third and sitting U.S. vice president at the time, and Alexander Hamilton...
- The Burr conspiracy was a plot alleged to have been planned by Aaron Burr in the years during and after his term as Vice President of the United States...
- Theodosia Burr Alston (June 21, 1783 – January 2 or 3, 1813) was an American socialite and the daughter of the third U.S. Vice President, Aaron Burr, and Theodosia...
- Burr is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Aaron Burr (1756–1836), third U.S. vice president Aaron Burr Sr. (1716–1757), American Presbyterian...
- A burr puzzle is an interlocking puzzle consisting of notched sticks, combined to make one three-dimensional, usually symmetrical unit. These puzzles are...
- Finch knocks Burr unconscious just as Dormer arrives, and takes Burr's gun. Dormer is too disoriented from lack of sleep to fight off Finch. Burr revives and...