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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter;
[syn: burrow, tunnel]


VERB (1)

1. move through by or as by digging;
- Example: "burrow through the forest"
[syn: burrow, tunnel]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Burrow \Bur"row\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Burrowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Burrowing.] 1. To excavate a hole to lodge in, as in the earth; to lodge in a hole excavated in the earth, as conies or rabbits. [1913 Webster] 2. To lodge, or take refuge, in any deep or concealed place; to hide. [1913 Webster] Sir, this vermin of court reporters, when they are forced into day upon one point, are sure to burrow in another. --Burke. [1913 Webster] Burrowing owl (Zool.), a small owl of the western part of North America (Speotyto cunicularia), which lives in holes, often in company with the prairie dog. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Burrow \Bur"row\, n. [See 1st Borough.] 1. An incorporated town. See 1st Borough. [1913 Webster] 2. A shelter; esp. a hole in the ground made by certain animals, as rabbits, for shelter and habitation. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mining) A heap or heaps of rubbish or refuse. [1913 Webster] 4. A mound. See 3d Barrow, and Camp, n., 5. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Camp \Camp\ (k[a^]mp), n. [F. camp, It. campo, fr. L. campus plant, field; akin to Gr. kh^pos garden. Cf. Campaign, Champ, n.] 1. The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A collection of tents, huts, etc., for shelter, commonly arranged in an orderly manner. [1913 Webster] Forming a camp in the neighborhood of Boston. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster] 3. A single hut or shelter; as, a hunter's camp. [1913 Webster] 4. The company or body of persons encamped, as of soldiers, of surveyors, of lumbermen, etc. [1913 Webster] The camp broke up with the confusion of a flight. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 5. (Agric.) A mound of earth in which potatoes and other vegetables are stored for protection against frost; -- called also burrow and pie. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 6. [Cf. OE. & AS. camp contest, battle. See champion.] An ancient game of football, played in some parts of England. --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] Camp bedstead, a light bedstead that can be folded up onto a small space for easy transportation. camp ceiling (Arch.), a kind ceiling often used in attics or garrets, in which the side walls are inclined inward at the top, following the slope of the rafters, to meet the plane surface of the upper ceiling. Camp chair, a light chair that can be folded up compactly for easy transportation; the seat and back are often made of strips or pieces of carpet. Camp fever, typhus fever. Camp follower, a civilian accompanying an army, as a sutler, servant, etc. Camp meeting, a religious gathering for open-air preaching, held in some retired spot, chiefly by Methodists. It usually last for several days, during which those present lodge in tents, temporary houses, or cottages. Camp stool, the same as camp chair, except that the stool has no back. Flying camp (Mil.), a camp or body of troops formed for rapid motion from one place to another. --Farrow. To pitch (a) camp, to set up the tents or huts of a camp. To strike camp, to take down the tents or huts of a camp. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

burrow n 1: a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter [syn: burrow, tunnel] v 1: move through by or as by digging; "burrow through the forest" [syn: burrow, tunnel]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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