One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Having or containing burs; prickly.
- ‘The burry clothes are still in the kitchen from last week.’
- ‘The bur oak acorn cup has a burry fringe and is a major identifier along with the leaf's large middle sinus that gives it a "pinched waist" look.’
2(of speech) having a burr.
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