A rough edge or area continuing to be on material, including metal, after it is often cast, cut, or drilled.
Variant of bur1.
A trilling for the letter r, generally made out of the end of tongue and characteristic of Scottish speech.
A buzzing or whirring sound.
A washer that suits round the smaller end of a rivet.
A sharp, pointy object, such as for example a sliver or splinter.
A bur; a seed pod with razor-sharp functions that stick in fur or clothes.
a little bit of material kept on an advantage after a cutting procedure.
A rough humming noise.
A rolled "r".
A metal band near the top of the hand-rest on a spear.
alternate spelling of burl.
A prickly seed vessel. See bur, 1.
The slim edge or ridge kept by something in cutting or shaping steel, as with switching, engraving, pushing, etc.; also, the rough neck left on a bullet in casting.
A thin flat little bit of material, formed from a sheet by punching; a little washer placed on the termination of a rivet prior to it being swaged down.
an easy metal band on a tilting lance just below the gripe, to avoid the hand from falling.
The lobe or lap of this ear.
A guttural pronounciation regarding the page r, from trilling the extremity of the smooth palate up against the back part of the tongue; rotacism; -- often called the Newcastle burr, Northumberland burr, or Tweedside burr.
The knot in the bottom of an antler. See Bur, n., 8.
etc. See bur, bur, etc.
rough projection kept on a workpiece after drilling or cutting
seed vessel having hooks or prickles
rotary file for smoothing rough sides left on a workpiece
US politician just who served as vice-president under Jefferson; he mortally wounded their governmental rival Alexander Hamilton in a duel and fled south (1756-1836)