• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Burgeois A burgess; a citizen. See 2d Bourgeois.
    • n Burgeois bûr*jois" (Print) See 1st Bourgeois.
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In literature:

WE have not invented these notions; they are everywhere in the world, even among the burgeois.
"A Distinguished Provincial at Paris" by Honore de Balzac
I have no burgeois reverence for them.
"The Beauty" by Mrs. Wilson Woodrow