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.
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Constructed more than 300 years ago as the crowning jewel of Burry Port, and sitting on one of the highest points of the town, the large estate has been home to the area's most influential people and later was a hotel and social hub for locals in the area.
The discovery followed a large scale search of the areas between Burry Port and Pembrey on Wednesday evening by police officers, coastguard teams, fire and rescue teams and RNLI crews.
The committee has resolved to burry Ms Otieno at her grandfather's home, next the grave where her foetus was interred.
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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A MAN was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a train at Pembrey and Burry Port station yesterday.