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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Burchell (Mr.).
 
A baronet who passes himself off as a poor man, his real name and title being Sir William Thornhill. His favourite cant word is “Fudge.” (Goldsmith Vicar of Wakefield.)   1
 


 Burchardise.Burd (Helen). 

 
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