burd

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English burde (woman, lady, young lady), possibly from Old English byrde (of noble birth) (compare Middle English berne (young man)), or alteration of Old English brȳd (bride). Of different origin than bird, which can also refer to a young woman.

Noun[edit]

burd (plural burds)

  1. poetic Maiden, young woman

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian berd, from Proto-Germanic *bardaz, Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰ-eh₂. Compare Dutch baard, German Bart, English beard.

Noun[edit]

burd (pl burden)

  1. beard