Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. burre, burdock; cf. Dan. borre, OSw. borra, burdock, thistle; perh. akin to E. bristle, burr-, for burz-,), or perh. to F. bourre, hair, wool, stuff; also, according to Cotgrave, “the downe, or hairie coat, wherewith divers herbes, fruits, and flowers, are covered,” fr. L. burrae, trifles, LL. reburrus, rough
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Cog. with Dan. borre, a bur.
He was supported, or rather pushed, be two iv his burly daughters.
"Mr. Dooley Says" by Finley Dunne
Before Bur's sons raised up heaven's vault, they who the noble mid-earth shaped.
"The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson" by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
He glanced for the first time at the burly figure of Bat.
"The Man in the Twilight" by Ridgwell Cullum
Saint-Pol was a burly man, bearing his honours squarely on breast and back.
"The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay" by Maurice Hewlett
He possessed a burly frame, square, and somewhat heavy, though not so much so as to impede his activity.
"The Lancashire Witches" by William Harrison Ainsworth
He cast aside the bur.
"The Grey Cloak" by Harold MacGrath
How many pounds did a dress-suit cost in this hurly-burly country?
"The Voice in the Fog" by Harold MacGrath
Development of Form and Ornament,' Rep. of Bur.
"Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1" by Various
A big, burly, drunken soldier wanted to fight me.
"Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons" by Henry Charles Mahoney
To-day we had the karengia, or bur, with a vengeance.
"Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 2" by James Richardson
A poor equipment, this, you'd say,
To meet the hurly-burly.
Where votes are wheedled in a way
Both devious and curly.
We may grow up to Jack some day.
He's sound, but somewhat early.
"'Jack'" by C J Dennis
I have some friends, some good, good friends,
Who faithful are to me:
My wrestling partner when I rise,
The big and burly sea;
My little boat that's riding there
So saucy and so free.
"I Have Some Friends" by Robert W Service
I have walked like a lamb by the friend, by the friend,
That stuck to my skirts like a bur;
I have borne the stale talk without end, without end,
Of the sitter whom nothing could stir.
"The Old Man Of The Sea" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Then at each door a horseman,--
With burly bearded lip
Hallooing through the keyhole,--
Pauses with cloak a-drip;
And the door-knob shakes and the panel quakes
'Neath the anger of his whip.
"Rain And Wind" by Madison Julius Cawein
And the Autumn with his gipsy-coated
Troop of days beneath thy branches rested,
Swarthy-faced and dark of eye; and throated
Songs of hunting; or with red hand tested
Every nut-bur that above him floated.
"A Fallen Beech" by Madison Julius Cawein
The night is hung above us, love,
With heavy stars that love us, love,
With clouds that curl in purple and pearl,
And winds that whisper of us, love:
On burly hills and valleys, that lie dimmer,
The amber foot-falls of the moon-sylphs glimmer.
"Falerina" by Madison Julius Cawein
Set apart from the compound friction of forest, a rough-barked bur oak, mostly trunk, outlives its understory.
He's a big, burly Aussie who skates like an off-the-rails freight train.
Are the kinds of places that used to hire DJs and burly doormen now hiring Aperol-happy bartenders instead.
Dallas-based Oncor offering 12K free Texas Star bur oaks to customers, energy-saving deal.
Oncor utility offers 12K free Texas Star bur oaks.
Criffield has pinpointed FP197, a burly 4-and-a-half-year-old panther in the prime of its life.
But to celebrate too much is to show up Kendrick Perkins, the burly starting center on a rival.
The burly delivery truck driver moved a linebacker on the blitz play.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger (RAWTH'-lihs-bur-gur) suffered a shoulder injury in the second half of Pittsburgh's 13-10 overtime win over 1-8 Kansas City, the Steelers' fourth straight victory.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers' 16-13 overtime win over Kansas City was dulled by the injury to their star quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger (RAWTH'-lihs-bur-gur).
Minot Aero Center (MOT) and Million Air Burbank (BUR) among others added to Avfuel's global contract fuel network.
A politician giving a speech is suddenly surrounded by burly security officers and hustled off the stage after a gunman opens fire.
Gonzalez, 60, is a burly fireplug of a man with a quick, jovial grin that's served him well over his 20 years in politics.
The eccentric actor was held for questioning by cops on Thursday afternoon after a minor accident in Paris, which saw the burly Green Card star fall off his scooter and scrape his elbow.
Rounds 3 and 4 of the Volcom Fiji Pro moved from the massive big-wave swell seen on Day 3 at Cloudbreak to smaller, bur barrel-rich, wave offerings at a break called Restaurants.
This presentation is due to Burnside [Bur, p. 464] and Miller [Mil, p. 366] in 1911; Burnside describes it as probably “the most symmetrical form into which the abstract deﬁnition [of Sn ] can be thrown”, an idea that is crucial for our use of it in the next section.
Presentations of finite simple groups: a quantitative approach
Phys. 40, 1270 (1969). 274. M. Vicentini-Missoni, J.M.H. Levelt-Sengers and M.S. Green, J. Res. Natl. Bur.
Conjectures on exact solution of three - dimensional (3D) simple orthorhombic Ising lattices
Ur de ﬁned by bUr (ϕ, x) := Pi≥r bui (ϕ, x) , ∀ (ϕ, x) ∈ A0 ×ω .
Generalized Solutions of a Nonlinear Parabolic Equation with Generalized Functions as Initial Data
Bur for regular orbits, after a transitory time, d is not necessarily close to zero.
Global dynamics of high area-to-mass ratios GEO space debris by means of the MEGNO indicator
The bur den of examining whether – for a particular study – the two are similar enough for one of them to act as a reasonable “quasi-control ” to the other, lies upon the researchers and not the audi ence.
Is There Statistical Evidence that the Oregon Payday-Loan Rate Cap Hurts Consumers?