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McKenzie spoke and his voice burred with Scottish accent and grated like a saw on iron.
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
Use a small, light hammer, and gently tap round the edge of the bolt until it is burred over.
This method will finish the cutting in the centre of the work and prevent burred and ragged or chipped edges at the shoulder.
WOODWORK JOINTSWILLIAM FAIRHAM
Above all, he saw Naomi going before him in her shame, and at that sight his heart bled and his spirit burred.
THE SCAPEGOATHALL CAINE
There was a deep note of loving them in his voice, rough and burred though it was, as Potch spoke to the goats.
THE BLACK OPALKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
Either way will prevent splintering or a ragged or "burred" edge, where the bit leaves the wood.
WOODWORKING FOR BEGINNERSCHARLES GARDNER WHEELER
She had come toward him; her voice burred softly over his shoulder.
THE MESSENGERELIZABETH ROBINS
The ends of the bolts should be slightly burred over so that the thumbnuts cannot be turned off.
His head is high and well palmed, great beamed and in good proportion, well burred and well pearled.
THE LANCASHIRE WITCHESWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
I was stealing stealthily towards the stretcher at the far end of the place, when a deep voice burred rough salutation in my ear.
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