(Bur"row*er) n. One who, or that which, burrows; an animal that makes a hole under ground
and lives in it.
(Burr"stone`), n. See Buhrstone.
(Burr"y) a. Abounding in burs, or containing burs; resembling burs; as, burry wool.
(||Bur"sa) n.; pl. Bursæ [L. See Burse.] (Anat.) Any sac or saclike cavity; especially, one of the
synovial sacs, or small spaces, often lined with synovial membrane, interposed between tendons and
(Bur"sal) a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to a bursa or to bursæ.
(Bur"sar) n. [LL. bursarius, fr. bursa purse. See Burse, and cf. Purser.]
1. A treasurer, or cash keeper; a purser; as, the bursar of a college, or of a monastery.
2. A student to whom a stipend or bursary is paid for his complete or partial support.
(Bur"sar*ship), n. The office of a bursar.
(Bur"sa*ry) n.; pl. - ries [LL. bursaria. See Bursar.]
1. The treasury of a college or monastery.
2. A scholarship or charitable foundation in a university, as in Scotland; a sum given to enable a student
to pursue his studies. "No woman of rank or fortune but would have a bursary in her gift." Southey.
(||Bursch) n.; pl. Burschen [G., ultimately fr. LL. bursa. See Burse.] A youth; especially, a
student in a german university.
(Burse) n. [LL. bursa, or F. bourse. See Bourse, and cf. Bursch, Purse.]
1. A purse; also, a vesicle; a pod; a hull. [Obs.] Holland.
2. A fund or foundation for the maintenance of needy scholars in their studies; also, the sum given to the
3. (Eccl.) An ornamental case of hold the corporal when not in use. Shipley.
4. An exchange, for merchants and bankers, in the cities of continental Europe. Same as Bourse.
5. A kind of bazaar. [Obs.]
She says she went to the burse for patterns.