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burse

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noun \ˈbərs\

Definition of burse

  1. 1 a :  purse b :  a square cloth case used to carry the corporal in a Communion service

  2. 2 obsolete :  exchange, bourse



Origin of burse

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin bursa


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with burse


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