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