Burrowing owl(Zoöl.), a small owl of the western part of North America which lives in holes, often in company with the prairie dog.

(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 bony prominences.

(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 beneficiaries. [Scot.]

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.
Old Play.

1. To excavate a hole to lodge in, as in the earth; to lodge in a hole excavated in the earth, as conies or rabbits.

2. To lodge, or take refuge, in any deep or concealed place; to hide.

Sir, this vermin of court reporters, when they are forced into day upon one point, are sure to burrow in another.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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