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 Bureauc’racy.Burgun’dian. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Burglar [burg-larron].
 
The robber of a burgh, castle, or house. Burglary is called, in ancient law-books, hame-secken or hám-seen, house-violation.   1
 


 Bureauc’racy.Burgun’dian. 

 
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