(Bur"glar*er) n. A burglar. [Obs.]
(Bur*gla"ri*ous) a. Pertaining to burglary; constituting the crime of burglary.
To come down a chimney is held a burglarious entry.
(Bur*gla"ri*ous*ly), adv. With an intent to commit burglary; in the manner of a burglar.
(Bur"gla*ry) n.; pl. Burglaries [Fr. Burglar; cf. LL. burglaria.] (Law) Breaking and entering
the dwelling house of another, in the nighttime, with intent to commit a felony therein, whether the felonious
purpose be accomplished or not. Wharton. Burrill.
By statute law in some of the United States, burglary includes the breaking with felonious intent into a
house by day as well as by night, and into other buildings than dwelling houses. Various degrees of the
crime are established.
(Bur"go*mas`ter) n. [D. burgemeester; burg borough + meester master; akin to G. burgemeister,
bürgermeister. See 1st Borough, and Master.]
1. A chief magistrate of a municipal town in Holland, Flanders, and Germany, corresponding to mayor
in England and the United States; a burghmaster.
2. (Zoöl.) An aquatic bird, the glaucous gull common in arctic regions.
(Bur"go*net) n. [F. bouruignotte, because the Burgundians, F. Bouruignons, first used it.] A
kind of helmet. [Written also burganet.] Shak.