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burr 1

 (bûr)
n.
1. A rough edge or area remaining on material, such as metal, after it has been cast, cut, or drilled.
2. Variant of bur1.
tr.v. burred, burr·ing, burrs
1. To form a burr on.
2. To remove burrs from.

[Variant of bur.]

burr 2

also bur  (bûr)
n.
1. A trilling of the letter r, usually made with the tip of the tongue and characteristic of Scottish speech.
2. A buzzing or whirring sound.
v. burred, burr·ing, burrs also burs
v.tr.
To pronounce with a burr.
v.intr.
1. To speak with a burr.
2. To make a buzzing or whirring sound.

[Imitative.]

burr 3

also bur  (bûr)
n.
A washer that fits around the smaller end of a rivet.

[Middle English burre, ring, disk, alteration of burwhe, circle, disk.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.burred - having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.burred - 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