Bur"row, v. i. [imp. & p.
p. Burrowed (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Burrowing.] 1. To excavate a hole to lodge in,
as in the earth; to lodge in a hole excavated in the earth, as conies or
2. To lodge, or take refuge, in any deep or
concealed place; to hide.
Sir, this vermin of court reporters, when they are forced
into day upon one point, are sure to burrow in another.
Burrowing owl (Zoöl.), a small owl of
the western part of North America (Speotyto cunicularia), which
lives in holes, often in company with the prairie dog.
Bur"row (?), n. [See 1st Borough.]
1. An incorporated town. See 1st
2. A shelter; esp. a hole in the ground made by
certain animals, as rabbits, for shelter and habitation.
3. (Mining) A heap or heaps of rubbish or
4. A mound. See 3d Barrow, and Camp,