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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Burdon A pilgrim's staff.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n burdon See burdo.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Bourdon


In literature:

SANDERSON, J. Burdon, letter to.
"The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)" by Charles Darwin
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
Mr. Burdon rose, and said he was embarrassed to know how to act.
"The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the" by Thomas Clarkson
I found here some tents belonging to Captain Burdon, a maid, and a servant.
"A Woman's Journey Round the World" by Ida Pfeiffer
Burdon Iron Works, Brooklyn, N. Y.
"Scientific American, Volume 40, No. 13, March 29, 1879" by Various
Electric response has been found by Munck, Burdon-Sanderson, and others to occur in sensitive plants.
"Response in the Living and Non-Living" by Jagadis Chunder Bose
"Begumbagh" by George Manville Fenn
Mrs. Cap Burdon did a rushing business as a hotel-keeper, while Cap sold hay and oats at rates which made the land-seekers gasp.
"A Little Norsk; Or, Ol' Pap's Flaxen" by Hamlin Garland
Mrs. Martha French lived on the Bestor place on Crystal Bay, the Burdon claim.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
Jim Burdon had come to the upper end of the plantation a few seconds too late to witness the accident.
"Two Sides of the Face" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
But the name Burdon is also local.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
Burdon-Sanderson, Prof., on electric organ of skate, 366.
"Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)" by George John Romanes
Haldane, Richard Burdon (Viscount), Lord High Chancellor.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume I (of 8)" by Various
A man named Dick Burdon, from Kaufman County, bought her.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
Forssen, a new man, will go in at quarter, while the halves will be Chase and Burdon.
"Harper's Round Table, October 1, 1895" by Various
Burdon (William), M.A., writer, b. Newcastle, 11 Sept. 1764.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
A Burdon trait that; and he was a Burdon of Burdons.
"The Happy Warrior" by A. S. M. Hutchinson
Similar views were expressed by Burdon Sanderson.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Yarde had yard-wands; Bordoun a burdon or pilgrim's staff.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3" by Various
Richard Burdon Haldane, M.P., L.L.D., K.C., Secretary of State for War, War Office, Whitehall, London, S.W.
"The Key to the Brontë Works" by John Malham-Dembleby

In news:

On this EP, former Animals singer Eric Burdon – who seemed to have disappeared until Bruce Springsteen invited him onstage at SXSW in March – teams with Cincinnati garage-rock trio the Greenhornes for 17 minutes of raw, rugged fun.
The Animals' Eric Burdon on His Fast and Furious New EP With the Greenhornes.
Eric Burdon in Mexico City.
Music Eric Burdon Teams With Nashvillians The Greenhornes and Brendan Benson for EP.
Eric Burdon Teams With the Greenhornes on 'Black Dog' – Premiere.
Eric Burdon and the Greenhornes.
BAXTER'S ATTIC Eric Burdon and War "Spill the Wine".
"I'm here tonight to support Heather and her honorable project that she's undertaken to help eradicate the world of landmines, " says Burdon.
Every year is leap year for Eric Burdon & the Animals.
Eric Burdon & the Animals play the South Shore Room Saturday.
Eric Burdon & the Animals When: 7:30 pm Saturday, June 9 Where: Harrah's Lake Tahoe South Shore Room Tickets: $45.
If Eric Burdon appears willing to stay up half the night sharing stories about the Animals, the Beatles and the British Invasion, break out the whiskey.