Burd definition

Poetic Maiden, young woman.
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Noun

Singular:
burd
Plural:
burds

Origin of burd

  • Middle English burde (“woman, lady, young lady”), possibly from Old English byrde (“of noble birth”) (compare Middle English berne (“young man”)), or alteration of Old English brȳd (“bride”). Of different origin than bird, which can also refer to a young woman.

    From Wiktionary