See also: Burse and bürşe

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Norman bourse, from Old French borse, from Latin bursa, from Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa). Doublet of purse, compare French bourse (purse, fund).

NounEdit

burse (plural burses)

  1. (obsolete) A purse.
  2. A fund or foundation for the maintenance of the needy scholars in their studies.
  3. (ecclesiastical) An ornamental case to hold the corporal when not in use.
  4. (obsolete) A stock exchange; a bourse.
  5. (obsolete) A kind of bazaar.

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