from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as burnoose.

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  • noun Alternative form of burnoose.


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  • French, &c. &c., hurry to and fro around the Turk, who smokes and dreams, calm and immovable amidst the active throng, which presents an inconceivable medley of silk pelisses, white bornous and black robes, surmounted by green turbans, red fezs, and beaver hats.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847


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