burd-alane

burd-alane
\\|bərdə|lān\ adjective
Etymology: probably from Scots burd, bird bird + alane alone — more at alane
Scotland : all alone : solitary

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burdˈ-alane or birdˈ-alane noun
The last remaining of a family
adjective and adverb (William Morris birdˈ-alone)
Quite alone
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Main Entry:burd

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