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bur·ley

 (bûr′lē)
n. pl. bur·leys
A light-colored tobacco grown chiefly in Kentucky and used especially in making cigarettes.

[Probably from the name Burley.]

burley

(ˈbɜːlɪ)
n, vb
(Fishing) a variant spelling of berley

burley

(ˈbɜːlɪ)
n
(Plants) a light thin-leaved tobacco, grown esp in Kentucky
[C19: probably from the name Burley]

bur•ley

(ˈbɜr li)

n., pl. -leys. (often cap.)
an American tobacco with thin leaves and light color, grown esp. in Kentucky and nearby regions, used mostly in cigarettes.
[1880–85, Amer.]

burley


Past participle: burleyed
Gerund: burleying

Imperative
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Present
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he/she/it burleys
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Preterite
I burleyed
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he/she/it burleyed
we burleyed
you burleyed
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Present Continuous
I am burleying
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he/she/it is burleying
we are burleying
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Present Perfect
I have burleyed
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Past Continuous
I was burleying
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Past Perfect
I had burleyed
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Future
I will burley
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Future Perfect
I will have burleyed
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Future Continuous
I will be burleying
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been burleying
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been burleying
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been burleying
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Conditional
I would burley
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Past Conditional
I would have burleyed
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There exist guns, according to Fulton, perfected in England by Philip Coles and Burley, in France by Furcy, and in Italy by Landi, which are furnished with a peculiar system of closing, which can fire under these conditions.
was he and so random his answers, that the wood man took to whistling, and soon branched off upon the track to Burley, leaving Alleyne upon the main Christchurch road.
Yet, Wordsworth's "Laodamia," and the ode of "Dion," and some sonnets, have a certain noble music; and Scott will sometimes draw a stroke like the portrait of Lord Evandale given by Balfour of Burley.
Sometimes, when much excited with his subject, he had an odd way - compounded of John Bunyan, and Balfour of Burley - of taking his great quarto Bible under his arm and pacing up and down the pulpit with it; looking steadily down, meantime, into the midst of the congregation.
I'm all at sea, what of you two burleys breaking my husband's arms, then seeing him home and holding a love-fest with him.
Looking to sell off some built-up inventory, Burley offered to donate $10 from each jar sold in the month of December to the Arthritis Society.
CRAIG Burley lobbed Scotland a World Cup lifeline in Bordeaux as our France 98 group went down to the wire.
Eugene-based Burley - internationally known for its trailers used to tote children behind bicycles - had suffered through four years of mounting losses and was on the brink of filing for bankruptcy in 2006.
STAFFORDSHIRE MP Aidan Burley has insisted he intended to "mock the Nazis" - after it was confirmed he bought a Waffen SS costume for a friend to wear at a stag party.
Speaking at the time, a party spokesman announced: "Aidan Burley has behaved in a manner which is offensive and foolish.
What we d like to see from the city of Burley is transparency, honesty and integrity, said by Duffin.
Strong company: Ruth Pipkin (left) and Lois Burley with Sir Bernard Zissman.