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Bury

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Lancashire

N Manchester town between Bolton and Rochdale. Richmal Crompton, creator of the William books for children, was born on Manchester Road on 15...

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Bury

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 26 words.

‘(place by) the fort or stronghold’, OE burh (dative byrig): Bury Bury. Biri 1194. Bury Cambs.

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bury

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 71 words.

bury one's head in the sand ignore unpleasant realities; the expression alludes to the traditional belief that the ostrich if pursued would bury its head in the sand, through incapacity to...

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bury

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Bury one's head in the sand ignore unpleasant realities; the expression alludes to the traditional belief that the ostrich if pursued would bury its head in the sand, through incapacity to...

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Bury

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 117 words.

1. English: habitational name from Bury in Lancashire (now part of Greater Manchester), or from some other similarly named place.

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bury

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 77 words.

bury the hatchet end a quarrel or conflict and become friendly. This expression makes reference to a Native American custom

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Bury.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. 19 words.

For this title name see entries Keppel, William Coutts, seventh earl of Albemarle and Viscount Bury (1832–1894).

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Bury

Daniel Hahn and Nicholas Robins.

in The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain & Ireland

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 71 words.

Village off the A29, 4 m. N of Arundel. John Galsworthy bought Bury House, the Tudor‐style stone house at the

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Bury

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Lancashire

N Manchester town between Bolton and Rochdale. Richmal Crompton, creator of the William books for children, was born on Manchester Road on 15...

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Bury

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

West Sussex

Village off the A29, 4 m. N of Arundel. John Galsworthy bought Bury House, the Tudor‐style stone house at the top of the village, at first sight...

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Bury

Martine Tissier de Mallerais.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online January 1998 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 443 words.

Château near Blois (Loir-et-Cher), France. Although ruined in the 17th century, this Renaissance château, built by Florimond Robertet, Secretary of Finance to Charles VIII, Louis XII and...

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buried <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 5 words.

ˈberəɪd

sp buried1

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buried <i>adj</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 7 words.

m ˈberəɪd, ˈberɪˌed

sp buried6

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Defensive Burying

Dallas Treit and John J. P. Pinel.

in The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat

September 2004; p ublished online May 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 4971 words.

This chapter discusses defensive burying behavior by rats. Topics covered include development of defensive burying paradigms, unconditioned defensive burying, characteristics and generality...

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burier <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 7 words.

ˈberɪəɹ [2 sylls]

sp burier1

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Bury Farm

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of London Place-Names

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 9 words.

(near Edgware)

Barnet. Named from Edgware Bury.

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buried services

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 17 words.

Gas, water, sewers, electric cables, etc., which are located (buried) *below ground level.

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Bury Street

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of London Place-Names

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 25 words.

(off Bevis Marks)

City. Burye street 1508, named from the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds which possessed an estate

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buried soil

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

Soil covered by an alluvial, colluvial (see colluvium), aeolian, glacial, or organic deposit, being a product of a former period of pedogenesis. In US usage a buried soil is defined as...

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buried soil

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 60 words.

Soil covered by an alluvial, colluvial (see colluvium), aeolian, glacial, or organic deposit, and being a product of a former period of pedogenesis. In US usage a buried soil is defined as...

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buried soil

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 59 words.

Soil covered by an *alluvial, colluvial (see colluvium), aeolian, glacial, or organic deposit, and being a product of a former period of pedogenesis. In US usage a buried soil...

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