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Burchardise

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To speak ex cathedra; to speak with authority. Burchard (who died 1026) compiled a volume of canons of such undisputed authority, that any sentence it gave was beyond appeal.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bung
Bungalow (Indian)
Bungay
Bungay
Bunkum
Bunny
Bunsby (Jack)
Bunting
Buphagos
Burbon
Burchardise
Burchell (Mr.)
Burd (Helen)
Burden of a Song
Bure
Bureaucracy
Burglar [burg-larron]
Burgundian
Burial of an Ass
Buridan’s Ass
Burke