Definition of Burgles

1. Verb. (third-person singular of burgle) ¹



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Definition of Burgles

1. burgle [v] - See also: burgle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burgles

burglarious
burglariously
burglarise
burglarised
burglarises
burglarising
burglarize
burglarized
burglarizes
burglarizing
burglarproof
burglars
burglary
burgle
burgled
burgles (current term)
burgling
burgomaster
burgomasters
burgomeister
burgomeisters
burgonet
burgonets
burgoo
burgoos
burgout
burgouts
burgrave

Literary usage of Burgles

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1. A Compendious Geographical Dictionary, Containing, a Concise Description of ...by R. Lyle, J. Lyle, W. Peacock by R. Lyle, J. Lyle, W. Peacock (1795)
"A beacon ufed to be placed on the top of a neighbouring hill in the times of the Saxons. burgles, a town of ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1896)
"5<>4 I. At the same time he came to know and to correspond with Cromwell, who in 153(5 procured him a nomination to be burgles ,>r Buckingham (io. x. ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"WHEN the Winter nights close in, And the pleasant fogs begin ; When the moon's intrusive light Is obscured from mortal sight ; He who burgles by sound rules ..."

4. My Diaries: Being a Personal Narrative of Events, 1888-1914 by Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (1921)
"Oh,' he said,' we are all burglars now.' I said: ' If you will allow me to say it, you are in the position of a bishop who burgles a church. ..."

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