meaning of burgher

burgher meaning in General Dictionary

A freeman of a burgh or borough eligible to enjoy the privileges for the destination any inhabitant of a borough

View more

  • a citizen of an English borough
  • a part associated with middle-income group
  • A freeman of a burgh or borough, eligible for take pleasure in the privileges for the location; any inhabitant of a borough.
  • an associate of this celebration, on the list of Scotch seceders, which asserted the lawfulness associated with the burgess oath (which burgesses profess "the real religion professed in the realm"), the opposite party becoming called antiburghers.

burgher meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1560s, "freeman of a burgh," from Middle Dutch burgher or German B


burgher meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A freeman of a burgh or borough, eligible to enjoy the benefits of this location; any inhabitant of a borough.

View more

  • (n.) A member of the celebration, among the list of Scotch seceders, which asserted the lawfulness of the burgess oath (in which burgesses profess "the actual faith professed inside the realm"), the exact opposite celebration becoming known as antiburghers.

Sentence Examples with the word burgher

The burgher life of even Nuremberg, the noblest German city, seems narrow, quaint and harsh beside the grace and opulence and poetical surroundings of Italian life in the same and the preceding generation.

View more Sentence Examples