Associations to the word «Burton»


BURTON, proper noun. An English habitational surname​ for someone who lived in any of several places with that name.
BURTON, proper noun. A village in Illinois.
BURTON, proper noun. A city in Michigan.
BURTON, proper noun. A village in Nebraska.
BURTON, proper noun. A village in Ohio.
BURTON, proper noun. A CDP in South Carolina.
BURTON, proper noun. A town in Texas.
BURTON, noun. (archaic) An arrangement of blocks and pulleys, especially for tightening rigging on a ship.
BURTON, noun. (archaic) Storage of cargo athwartships.

Dictionary definition

BURTON, noun. English explorer who with John Speke was the first European to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890).
BURTON, noun. Welsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor (1925-1984).
BURTON, noun. A strong dark English ale.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy