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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
I burley
you burley
he/she/it burleys
we burley
you burley
they burley
Preterite
I burleyed
you burleyed
he/she/it burleyed
we burleyed
you burleyed
they burleyed
Present Continuous
I am burleying
you are burleying
he/she/it is burleying
we are burleying
you are burleying
they are burleying
Present Perfect
I have burleyed
you have burleyed
he/she/it has burleyed
we have burleyed
you have burleyed
they have burleyed
Past Continuous
I was burleying
you were burleying
he/she/it was burleying
we were burleying
you were burleying
they were burleying
Past Perfect
I had burleyed
you had burleyed
he/she/it had burleyed
we had burleyed
you had burleyed
they had burleyed
Future
I will burley
you will burley
he/she/it will burley
we will burley
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Future Perfect
I will have burleyed
you will have burleyed
he/she/it will have burleyed
we will have burleyed
you will have burleyed
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Future Continuous
I will be burleying
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he/she/it will be burleying
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you will be burleying
they will be burleying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been burleying
you have been burleying
he/she/it has been burleying
we have been burleying
you have been burleying
they have been burleying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been burleying
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he/she/it will have been burleying
we will have been burleying
you will have been burleying
they will have been burleying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been burleying
you had been burleying
he/she/it had been burleying
we had been burleying
you had been burleying
they had been burleying
Conditional
I would burley
you would burley
he/she/it would burley
we would burley
you would burley
they would burley
Past Conditional
I would have burleyed
you would have burleyed
he/she/it would have burleyed
we would have burleyed
you would have burleyed
they would have burleyed
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References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
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.