Burrow definitions

bûr'ō, bŭr'ō
A hole or tunnel dug in the ground by an animal.
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Any similar passage or hole for shelter, refuge, etc.
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To make a burrow; dig (in, into, under, etc.)
verb
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To live or hide in or as in a burrow.
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To delve or search, as if by digging.
verb
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A hole or tunnel dug in the ground by a small animal, such as a rabbit or mole, for habitation or refuge.
noun
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To make burrows in (the ground)
verb
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A narrow or snug place.
noun
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To make by burrowing.
verb
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To move or progress by or as if by digging or tunneling.
verb
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To hide or shelter in or as in a burrow.
verb
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To dig a hole or tunnel for habitation or refuge.
verb
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To live or hide in such a place.
verb
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To make by or as if by tunneling.
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The definition of a burrow is a small hole in the ground or a den created by an animal.

An example of burrow is a small underground den where a rabbit lives.

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To burrow is to dig a small hole to create a home, to go underneath or near something in order to seek comfort or to make a hole to get through something solid.

An example of burrow is when a rabbit digs a den in the ground.

An example of burrow is when a child hides her face in her mother's skirts for protection.

An example of burrow is when you push your way through a solid crowd.

verb
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To dig a hole or tunnel in or through.
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To hide in or as if in a burrow.
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A tunnel or hole, often as dug by a small creature.
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(mining) A heap or heaps of rubbish or refuse.
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To dig a tunnel or hole.
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Origin of burrow

Origin Unknown. Formally, it appears to be a variant of borough, but this sense is not known in Old English burh or in any Germanic cognate languages.