burgessy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *burgeisie, borgeysye, from Old French bourgesie, borgoisie(citizenship), from burgeis(a citizen), from Medieval Latin burgensis, derivative of burgus(a borough, town), from Old Frankish *burg(town), from Proto-Germanic *burgz(burg, castle, stronghold, town). More at borough.

Noun[edit]

burgessy (plural burgessies)

  1. Citizenship.