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Overview of noun burke

The noun burke has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Burke, Edmund Burke

(British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797))

2. Burk, Martha Jane Burk, Burke, Martha Jane Burke, Calamity Jane

(United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903))


Overview of verb burke

The verb burke has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. burke

(murder without leaving a trace on the body)

2. burke

(get rid of, silence, or suppress; "burke an issue")

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