Burgess

• (n.) One who represents a borough in Parliament. • (n.) An inhabitant of a borough or walled town, or one who possesses a tenement therein; a citizen or freeman of a borough. • (n.) A magistrate of a borough. • (n.) An inhabitant of a Scotch burgh qualified to vote for municipal officers.
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Burgess

noun English writer of satirical novels (1917-1993)
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burgess

noun a citizen of an English borough
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Burgess

[title] Burgess is a word in English that originally meant a freeman of a borough (England) or burgh (Scotland). It later came to mean an elected or unelected official of a municipality, or the representative of a borough in the English House of Commons. The term was also used in some of the original American colonies. In Virginia, a `burge...
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Burgess

Bur'gess noun [ Middle English burgeis , Old French burgeis , from burc fortified town, town, French bourg village, from Late Latin burgus fort, city; from the German; confer Middle High German burc , German burg . See 1st Borough , and confer ...
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burgess

a town magistrate or government official.
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burgess

freeman of the borough
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Burgess

Meaning as a surname: Citizen, freemason inhabitant of a borough.
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burgess

[n] - a citizen of an English borough
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