Definition of Boortree
1. bourtree [n -S] - See also: bourtree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Boortree
boortree (current term)
Literary usage of Boortree
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"See boortree. BOSKIN, sb. a cattle-stall. From boose, with the suffix kin. See BOOSE. BOSS, sb. a fat, lazy woman ; a term of reproach. ..."
2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"Ye s* no come in here, I tell ye," she screeched, " an' my man stickin' i' yon boortree buss! " Gibbie advanced. She made a blow at him with the poker. ..."