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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: burked (0.02229 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to burked.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: burked burked adj : suppressed quietly or indirectly [syn: burked(p)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Burked Burke \Burke\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Burked; p. pr. & vb. n. Burking.] [From one Burke of Edinburgh, who committed the crime in 1829.] 1. To murder by suffocation, or so as to produce few marks of violence, for the purpose of obtaining a body to be sold for dissection. [1913 Webster] 2. To dispose of quietly or indirectly; to suppress; to smother; to shelve; as, to burke a parliamentary question. [1913 Webster] The court could not burke an inquiry, supported by such a mass of a affidavits. --C. Reade. [1913 Webster]


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