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BURGESS. A magistrate of a borough; generally, the chief officer of the corporation, who performs, within the borough, the same kind of duties which a mayor does in a city. In England, the word is sometimes applied to all the inhabitants of a borough, who are called burgesses sometimes it signifies the representatives of a borough in parliament.

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20pm on the day of the killing, Burgess texted Jade to ask how long she was going to be.
Ford insisted he laid bare just how much he felt Bath's coaches and players had invested in Burgess, only for the ex-Bradford Bulls player to continue to chase a return to Sydney.
In the US capital, Philby and Burgess concocted a plan for Burgess to return to London to warn their fellow agent of the impending danger and tell him the time had come for him to flee to Moscow.
By working with Burgess Marine we re keen to bring more ships into the port and bring more work into the yard, added Small and Co joint managing director Paul Harper.
According to the principals, the attorneys at Lapayowker Burgess will continue their focus on business aviation transactions worldwide, throughout the United States, the European Union, Central and South America, the African Continent, Asia and the Middle East.
Williams stated a preference for facing Burgess over Joseph, who can be an elusive runner, and when it was put to Burgess, he mischievously asked for the name of the critic to be repeated.
His inexperience and still getting to grips with the nuances of the 15-a-side code means Burgess can be squared up in defence and is still prone to bouts tackling without use of the arms.
Burgess, who was from Grangetown, told police that the reason for his escape was that he owed PS150 for a drug debt to other inmates.
Michael Burgess, MD, scanned the crowd gathered at the Brookings Institution for a discussion of Medicare physician payment reform and began his keynote address with a question.
The book, written by Blue Focus Marketing co-founders Cheryl Burgess and Mark Burgess, details the social business success stories of eight major companies, including IBM, AT&T, Dell, Cisco, Adobe, Southwest Airlines, Domo, and Acxiom.
The UK's largest grower and supplier of fresh vegetables, Produce World, has launched a consumer-facing brand called Burgess Harvest Veg.