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Burke

v. t.1.To murder by suffocation, or so as to produce few marks of violence, for the purpose of obtaining a body to be sold for dissection.
[imp. & p. p. Burked ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Burking.]
2.To dispose of quietly or indirectly; to suppress; to smother; to shelve; as, to burke a parliamentary question.
Noun1.BurkeBurke - English statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)
Synonyms: Edmund Burke
2.BurkeBurke - United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)
Verb1.burke - murder without leaving a trace on the body
2.burke - get rid of, silence, or suppress; "burke an issue"
bump off, dispatch, hit, murder, polish off, remove, slay
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