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Burbage

[bur-bij] /ˈbɜr bɪdʒ/
noun
1.
Richard, 1567?–1619, English actor and associate of Shakespeare.
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  • Burbage, Shakespeare, Condell, Hemings had been housekeepers with four shares each.

    Shakespeare's Family Mrs. C. C. Stopes
  • Burbage was clearly manager and owner of the Theatre at this period.

  • Perhaps Burbage, who had been a Stratford man, would help him.

    Master Skylark John Bennett
  • Burbage learned to anticipate this by yielding in the nick of time.

    Old Valentines Munson Aldrich Havens
  • In order to reimburse himself in some measure for this loss Burbage retained £30 of the rental due to Alleyn.

    Shakespearean Playhouses Joseph Quincy Adams
  • Burbage could have been heard murmuring, "There, there, my pretty."

    Old Valentines Munson Aldrich Havens
  • She never referred to her save as "that" Mrs. Burbage; the designation expressed anathema.

    Old Valentines Munson Aldrich Havens
  • I used to tease Burbage when I was naughty, by telling her you were never cross with me.

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  • I've done nothing but ring that confounded 'phone day in and day out and all I get is that 'Captain Burbage is away.'

  • "Speaking of catching him at it reminds me of that Mrs. Burbage," she continued.

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British Dictionary definitions for Burbage

Burbage

/ˈbɜːbɪdʒ/
noun
1.
James. ?1530–97, English actor and theatre manager, who built (1576) the first theatre in England
2.
his son, Richard. ?1567–1619, English actor, associated with Shakespeare
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