Burghal



(in Scotland) an incorporated town having its own charter and some degree of political independence from the surrounding area.
Archaic. borough.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4 Various
Domesday Book and Beyond Frederic William Maitland
Domesday Book and Beyond Frederic William Maitland
Domesday Book and Beyond Frederic William Maitland
Domesday Book and Beyond Frederic William Maitland
Domesday Book and Beyond Frederic William Maitland

noun
(in Scotland) a town, esp one incorporated by charter, that enjoyed a degree of self-government until the local-government reorganization of 1975
an archaic form of borough (sense 1)

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