burrow–town

noun bur·row–town \ˈbə‧rə(z)ˌtün\
variants: less commonly

burrows–town

\ˈbə‧rə(z)ˌtün\

Definition of burrow–town

Scottish

  1. :  borough

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Origin and Etymology of burrow–town

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 — more at borough


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