burry


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bur·ry

 (bûr′ē)
adj. bur·ri·er, bur·ri·est
Having burs; prickly.

burry

(ˈbɜːrɪ)
adj, -rier or -riest
1. full of or covered in burs
2. resembling burs; prickly

bur•ry1

(ˈbɜr i)

adj. -ri•er, -ri•est.
1. full of or covered with burs.
2. like a bur.
[1400–50]

bur•ry2

(ˈbɜr i)

adj. -ri•er, -ri•est.
characterized by or spoken with a burr.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.burry - having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.burry - having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.; "a horse with a short bristly mane"; "bristly shrubs"; "burred fruits"; "setaceous whiskers"
armed - (used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns
References in classic literature ?
Within a week all the blooming roads had been despoiled, hundreds of miles of yellow sunflowers had been transformed into brown, rattling, burry stalks.
I don't know, your engagements, but I've no one to play with at Burry Mills.
Before I joined him at Burry Mills Hydro, I spent a night at Holmescroft.
I went straight from that house to Burry Mills Hydro, keen for the first time in my life on playing golf, which is guaranteed to occupy the mind.
Two stainless steel silhouettes of servicemen were displayed in Burry Port's Memorial Gardens last year as the town went all out for the annual Wales in Bloom competition.
TenbyALB was also launched and headed towards Worms Head, whilst the Burry Port boats were tasked to the Burry Holmes area.
TAFFS WELL will be determined to exorcise the ghost of their 2016 WRU National Bowl final defeat to Burry Port when the sides meet again on Saturday in the third round of this season's competition.
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As early as 2005, Asperger's syndrome-stricken hedge fund manager Michael Burry (Bale) realized the instability of the US housing market, perpetuated further by poor loans and dishonest banking practices.
A MAN was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a train at Pembrey and Burry Port station yesterday.
Also in the Bowl, Colwyn Bay have landed an away tie at Burry Port or Ystradgynlais.
Five And A Half Men 'Burry-ed' Teewanz 6-0 after they had Will Burry at his best in perhaps the pick of the performances in Division Two, while MCM and Six Offenders shared the points after a 2-2 draw.