variants or less commonly burrows-town

Word History


burrow-town from Middle English borwtown, from borw, borugh borough (from Old English burg, burh fortress) + town; burrows-town from Middle English (northern dialect) borowstown, probably from borows (genitive of borow borough, from Old English burg, burh) + town

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“Burrow-town.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/burrow-town. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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