burred

All Verb Adjective
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  • Burs serve the plants that bear them in two main ways.
  • There was no sound save the burring of some night insect over his head. Cited from The Avenger, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • I could shake them off my coat: these burs are in my heart. Cited from As You Like It, by William Shakespeare
  • The burs can also be quite painful when landed on such as during football games.
  • I threw a bur upon his coat now-and-then; but none would stick. Cited from Clarissa Harlowe, Volume 9 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson
  • Individual American bur-reeds can grow to be between two and four feet.
  • If you could have heard the Story Girl's "bur-r-r-r!" Cited from The Story Girl, by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • We have in bur Indian work eighteen schools and six churches, one new church having been added this year. Cited from The American Missionary, Volume 43, No. 11, November, 1889, by Various
  • There came a harsh burring sound from within both the shop and the house. Cited from Ashton-Kirk, Investigator, by John T. McIntyre
  • Then his stomach turned cold and his tongue grew thick and burred. Cited from Aladdin O'Brien, by Gouverneur Morris
  • He stuck like a bur, and it was minutes before I got him well started off in his own right direction. Cited from Strong Hearts, by George W. Cable
  • Bur dates are easily distinguishable from other date types by their nearly black colour.
  • "See, the burs don't open a bit, they are much too green to eat." Cited from Hazel Squirrel and Other Stories, by Howard B. Famous
  • The ground was mainly covered with the leaves and burs of the pine. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. II, Jul, 1862. Number I, by Various
  • The graft now in its third year is bearing one big bur. Cited from Northern Nut Growers Association Annual Report, 1917, by Various
  • Si-r-r, I shall bur-r-st if I d-don't laugh. Cited from Shopkeeper Turned Gentleman, Moliere (Poquelin)
  • "We heard it, of course, bur could scarcely believe it possible." Cited from A Sweet Girl Graduate, by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  • Then she showed them how to cut off the little clusters of burs and soon they had their baskets full. Cited from Hazel Squirrel and Other Stories, by Howard B. Famous
  • I'm bur' you in de bush -- all but de heart. Cited from The Challenge of the North, by James Hendryx
  • Eli's been drunk some, bur his girls are really a good deal of help. Cited from In the Valley, by Harold Frederic
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Root form of burred is bur for the verb.

Meaning of burred

  • verb Remove the burrs from