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buhr

[bur] /bɜr/
noun
1.
burr1 (def 1).
2.
burr4 .
3.
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  • buhr learned of the incident because his in-laws, present in his house at the time, witnessed it.
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burr4

/bɜː/
noun
1.
short for buhrstone
2.
a mass of hard siliceous rock surrounded by softer rock
Word Origin
C18: probably from bur, from its qualities of roughness
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