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burns

noun , plural of burn, British

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a natural body of running water smaller than a river
  • the walkers forded the shallow burn and then came upon a field of gorse
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becks [British], bourns (or bournes), brooklets, brooks, creeks, gills [British], rills, rivulets, runlets, runnels, runs [chiefly Midland], streamlets

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burns

verb , present tense third-person singular of burn

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1 to be on fire especially brightly
  • all evening long we just sat there, contentedly watching the Yule log burn
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2 to set (something) on fire
  • it is not a good idea to try to burn old papers in the sink
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3 to be excited or emotionally stirred up with anger
  • he came home burning with anger because of a reprimand at work
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4 to shine with a bright harsh light
  • the bright streetlight outside our motel room burned all night long
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