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burse

 (bûrs)
n.
1. A purse.
2. Ecclesiastical A flat cloth case for carrying the corporal that is used in celebrating the Eucharist.

[Late Latin bursa; see bursa.]

burse

(bɜːs)
n
1. (Roman Catholic Church) chiefly RC Church a flat case used at Mass as a container for the corporal
2. (Education)
a. a fund providing allowances for students
b. the allowance provided
[C19: from Medieval Latin bursa purse]

burse

(bɜrs)

n.
1. a pouch or case for some special purpose.
2. a case or receptacle for carrying a corporal during the Eucharist.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French < Late Latin bursa purse; see bursa]
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