Definitions for "Burr"
Keywords:  burin, drypoint, slitting, ridge, rough
Any rough or prickly envelope of the seeds of plants, whether a pericarp, a persistent calyx, or an involucre, as of the chestnut and burdock; a seed vessel having hooks or prickles. Also, any weed which bears burs.
The thin ridge left by a tool in cutting or shaping metal. See Burr, n., 2.
A drill with a serrated head larger than the shank; -- especially a small drill bit used by dentists.
Keywords:  burl, buds, veneer, trickier, entwined
A woody outgrowth on the bole or branch of a tree, often caused by an accumulation of dormant buds. Syn. Burl.
An irregular, commonly round growth on a tree stem or branch resulting from the entwined growth of a cluster of adventitious buds and having contorted grain.
"Burl" A mass of tiny knots in the wood which gives an attractive and highly prized blank.
A guttural pronounciation of the letter r, produced by trilling the extremity of the soft palate against the back part of the tongue; rotacism; -- often called the Newcastle burr, Northumberland burr, or Tweedside burr.
To speak with burr; to make a hoarse or guttural murmur.
United States politician who served as Vice President under Jefferson; he mortally wounded his political rival Alexander Hamilton in a duel and fled south (1756-1836)
Burr: A Novel is a 1973 historical novel by Gore Vidal. Burr challenges the traditional iconography of American history through a fictional narrative and memoir by Aaron Burr, who was an officer in the Revolutionary War, a lawyer, and the vice president during Thomas Jefferson's first term as president of the United States.
Keywords:  lance, gripe, spear, iron, tilting
A ring of iron on a lance or spear. See Burr, n., 4.
A broad iron ring on a tilting lance just below the gripe, to prevent the hand from slipping.
Keywords:  antler, deer, knob, knot, bottom
The round knob of an antler next to a deer's head.
The knot at the bottom of an antler. See Bur, n., 8.
Keywords:  fur, hooks, velcro, themselves, teeth
a seed or type of fruiting body, borne by certain plants, in which the seeds bear hooks or teeth which attach themselves to fur or clothing of passing animals or people
A burr is a seed or dry fruit in which the seeds bear hooks or teeth which attach themselves to fur or clothing of passing animals or people. The hooks or teeth can be irritants. It is the inspiration for Velcro.
Keywords:  sweetbread
The sweetbread.
Excrescence on base of tree. Some broad-leaved trees with a burr can be very valuable – much sought after by craftspeople and carpenters.
A clinker; a partially vitrified brick.
Keywords:  lobe, ear, lap, inside, see
The lobe of the ear. See Burr, n., 5.
The lobe or lap of the ear.
The inside of the ear.
Keywords:  chisel, triangular
A triangular chisel.
To dream of burrs, denotes that you will struggle to free self from some unpleasant burden, and will seek a change of surroundings.
a term that trivializes the reality of seriousness of the matter
Keywords:  dentistry, surgery, bit, small
small bit used in dentistry or surgery
Keywords:  saw, circular, small
A small circular saw.
Keywords:  slight, draw, material
a slight draw of material
Keywords:  seal, butt, print
Butt Seal C-print
Keywords:  remove
remove the burrs from