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Burgess

Bur´gess
n.1.An inhabitant of a borough or walled town, or one who possesses a tenement therein; a citizen or freeman of a borough.
2.One who represents a borough in Parliament.
3.A magistrate of a borough.
4.An inhabitant of a Scotch burgh qualified to vote for municipal officers.
Burgess oath
See Burgher, 2.
Noun1.Burgess - English writer of satirical novels (1917-1993)
Synonyms: Anthony Burgess
2.burgess - a citizen of an English borough
Synonyms: burgher

BURGESS. A magistrate of a borough; generally, the chief officer of the corporation, who performs, within the borough, the same kind of duties which a mayor does in a city. In England, the word is sometimes applied to all the inhabitants of a borough, who are called burgesses sometimes it signifies the representatives of a borough in parliament.

Anthony Burgess, author, writer
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