Burleigh



1st Baron, Cecil, William.
Henry Thacker
[thak-er] /ˈθæk ər/ (Show IPA), 1866–1949, U.S. singer: early collector and arranger of spirituals.
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “hill” and “field.”.
Historical Examples

Constitutional History of England, Vol 1 of 3 Henry Hallam
Lucile Triumphant Elizabeth M. Duffield
Warrior Gap Charles King
Lucile Triumphant Elizabeth M. Duffield
Sir Walter Ralegh William Stebbing
A History of English Literature George Saintsbury
The Vicissitudes of Bessie Fairfax Harriet Parr
A Wounded Name Charles King
The Children of Westminster Abbey Rose G. Kingsley
A Wounded Name Charles King

noun
a variant spelling of Burghley

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