burnside burnside  /ˈbɜrn ˌsaɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) United States general in the American Civil War who was defeated by Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1824-1881)
  2. (n) facial hair that has grown down the side of a man's face in front of the ears (especially when the rest of the beard is shaved off)

Usage(s):

  • Of General Burnside they said: "It is generally believed by people who speak flippantly of 'side-burns,' 'sideboards,' etc.

News

  1. Burnside upgraded to serious condition

    Jake Burnside's family reported that his condition has been upgraded to serious, and that he is awake, responding to questions and speaking.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Fremont Tribune

  2. Burnside's condition improves

    Jake Burnside remained listed in critical condition and in a medically-induced coma Friday, but a statement issued by his family through the Creighton University Medical Center public relations department, said he is “very improved.”
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Fremont Tribune

  3. Burnside family 'seeing some very positive signs' in Jake's recovery

    Jake Burnside underwent his first surgery at Creighton University Medical Center on Wednesday.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Fremont Tribune

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