any of various small tackles for use on shipboard.
go for a burton, British Slang.
to be lost, missing, or destroyed.
[hits] /hɪts/ (Show IPA), 1888–1964, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1945–58.
Sir Richard (Richard Jenkins) 1925–84, English actor, born in Wales.
Sir Richard Francis, 1821–90, English explorer, Orientalist, and writer.
Robert (“Democritus Junior”) 1577–1640, English clergyman and author.
a town in central Michigan.
a male given name.
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(nautical) a kind of light hoisting tackle
(Brit, slang) go for a burton
to be broken, useless, or lost
Sir Richard Francis. 1821–90, English explorer, Orientalist, and writer who discovered Lake Tanganyika with John Speke (1858); produced the first unabridged translation of The Thousand Nights and a Night (1885–88)
Richard, real name Richard Jenkins. 1925–84, Welsh stage and film actor: films include Becket (1964), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), and Equus (1977)
Robert, pen name Democritus Junior. 1577–1640, English clergyman, scholar, and writer, noted for his Anatomy of Melancholy (1621)
Tim. born 1958, US film director whose work includes Beetlejuice (1988), Batman (1989), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Ed Wood (1994), Corpse Bride (2005), and Alice in Wonderland (2010)
a city in E Staffordshire, in central England. Historical Examples Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXLII. Vol. LV. April, 1844 Various Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II Charlotte Mary Yonge noun a town in W central England, in E Staffordshire: famous for brewing. Pop: 43 784 (2001)
a republic in central Africa, E of the Democratic Republic of the Congo: formerly the S part of the Belgian trust territory of Ruanda-Urundi; gained independence on July 1, 1962. 10,747 sq. mi. (27,834 sq. km). Capital: Bujumbura. Contemporary Examples Exchanging Stories of Trauma Mark Baker August 18, 2013 Burundi’s Black Market Skull Trade Margot […]
a republic in central Africa, E of the Democratic Republic of the Congo: formerly the S part of the Belgian trust territory of Ruanda-Urundi; gained independence on July 1, 1962. 10,747 sq. mi. (27,834 sq. km). Capital: Bujumbura. adjective of or relating to Burundi or its inhabitants noun a native or inhabitant of Burundi noun […]
a language of NW Kashmir, not known to be related to any other language.