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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French bourder, from bourde.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbuːrdən/, /ˈboːrdən/

VerbEdit

bourden

  1. To jape; to make fun of or practice humour.
  2. (rare) To entertain or amuse oneself.
ConjugationEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: bourd (obsolete)
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Old French behorder.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbuːrdən/, /ˈboːrdən/

VerbEdit

bourden

  1. To engage in jousts or spar; to conflict.
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: burt (obsolete)
ReferencesEdit