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bur•row



Pronunciation: (bûr'ō, bur'ō), [key]
n.
1. a hole or tunnel in the ground made by a rabbit, fox, or similar animal for habitation and refuge.
2. a place of retreat; shelter or refuge.

v.i.
1. to make a hole or passage in, into, or under something.
2. to lodge in a burrow.
3. to hide.
4. to proceed by or as if by digging.

v.t.
1. to put a burrow into (a hill, mountainside, etc.).
2. to hide (oneself), as in a burrow.
3. to make by or as if by burrowing: We burrowed our way through the crowd.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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