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Burgess - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Burgess' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Burgess [ n.]
- An inhabitant of a borough or walled town, or one who possesses a tenement therein; a citizen or freeman of a borough.
- One who represents a borough in Parliament.
- A magistrate of a borough.
- An inhabitant of a Scotch burgh qualified to vote for municipal officers.