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
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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.
Ted McKibbin had worked and trained at Ted's Gym in Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, until the age of 85.
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.
The new investment will be spread over the 2015 to 2020 period and comprises the main sewerage pipe under Station Road being replaced as well as work under Carway Street in Burry Port.
Toronto-based composer Dean Burry is looking forward to a busy season of productions, starting with the launch in September of a CD on the Centrediscs label of Baby Kintyre, an "opera in five episodes," based on the real-life tale, first told on a CBC Radio doctunentary, of a mummified baby found under the floorboards of an east Toronto horne.
He is currently vicar of Burry Port, in the diocese of St David's, Pembrokeshire.
Burry Foods was selected for the following honor: "5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies In America.