burred burred

Definition(s):

  1. (n) seed vessel having hooks or prickles
  2. (n) small bit used in dentistry or surgery
  3. (v) remove the burrs from
  4. (adj) having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.

Usage(s):

  1. Murray Hillman burred and sputtered to good effect.
  2. The tale is David Scott's, told in his own burred words.
  3. Under a local anesthetic four little dents were burred into the patient's skull, one above each eye and two in the back of the head.

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