Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


He winked them indignantly, strove to clear his burred throat.

Then his stomach turned cold and his tongue grew thick and burred.

They were rough-looking men, and they spoke in the burred Saxon-English of Warwickshire five hundred years ago.

Use a small, light hammer, and gently tap round the edge of the bolt until it is burred over.

Either way will prevent splintering or a ragged or "burred" edge, where the bit leaves the wood.

It might be a human voice, though there was a burred and thickened quality to it almost like a burros bray.

There was a deep note of loving them in his voice, rough and burred though it was, as Potch spoke to the goats.