burry


burry
burry1
/berr"ee/, adj., burrier, burriest.
full of or covered with burs; burlike.
[1400-50; late ME; see BUR1, -Y1]
burry2
/berr"ee/, adj., burrier, burriest.
characterized by or spoken with a burr.
[1865-70; BURR3 + -Y1]

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