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bur•ton



Pronunciation: (bûr'tn), [key]
n. Naut.
1. any of various small tackles for use on shipboard.
2. See Spanish burton.

bur•ton



Pronunciation: (bûr'tn), [key]
n.go for a burton, Brit. Slang.
1. to be lost, missing, or destroyed.
2. to die.

Bur•ton



Pronunciation: (bûr'tn), [key]
n.
1. Harold Hitz Pronunciation: (hits), [key] 1888–1964, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1945–58.
2. Richard (Richard Jenkins), 1925–84, English actor, born in Wales.
3. Sir Richard Francis, 1821–90, English explorer, Orientalist, and writer.
4. Robert (“Democritus Junior”), 1577–1640, English clergyman and author.
5. a town in central Michigan. 29,976.
6. a male given name.

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

burthenBurton-upon-Trent
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