Burrs sentence example
Often tables and chairs have little burrs that can catch your dress.
The burrs on each head of the burdock plant tend to catch on the fur of passing animals which helps the seeds spread.
The Minnesota cedar logs are left with their natural marks made from nature and could include bug trails and insect tracks, checking, fire scars, elk rubs, burrs or burls.
If you allow your dog to run the fields, as most Welshes love to do, be sure to brush burrs and other debris out of his coat upon his return.
For best results, replace the burrs annually so they grind the coffee beans properly.Advertisement
Excrescences may be divided into those occurring on herbaceous tissues, of which Galls are well-known examples, and those found on the woody stem, branches, &c., and themselves eventually woody, of which Burrs of various kinds afford common illustrations.
Turning now to outgrowths of a woody nature, the well-known burrs or knaurs, so common on elms and other trees are cases in point.
There are many Varieties of burrs, though all woody outgrowths of old trees are not to be confounded with them, e.g.
They were like burrs in his shoes, but he couldn't yet go after them until he'd learned to control his new power.
We also went nutting, and I helped them open the chestnut burrs and break the shells of hickory-nuts and walnuts--the big, sweet walnuts!Advertisement