gebur

gebur

(ɡəˈbʊə)
n
(Historical Terms) obsolete a tenant farmer
[OE gebūr]
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The Canadian Oxford Dictionary uses somewhat geographic terminology to describe a "neighbour" as "a person, institution, etc., resident or established next door to or near or nearest another." (8) This conception of a neighbour reflects the word's origins, a combination of Old English neah (near) with gebur (dweller).
Marine Detachment USS Yorktown: Larry Gebur (320) 769-2561; flgebur@frontiernet.net
The difference in the development of the English cognate is striking: The word `Neighbour' (from the Old English neahgebur - neah [nigh- proximity] + gebur [bur, Old German, to dwell]) has rustic connotations and gives us `boorish' and Boer.
Citing In re Gebur, (187) an objection to claim of proceeds from disposition of marital property was sustained.