- vi. 探索，寻找；挖地洞，挖通道；住入地洞，躲藏起来；钻进某处；偎依著
- vt. 挖掘，挖出；在…挖洞（或通道）；使躲入洞穴
- n. （兔、狐等的）洞穴，地道；藏身处，住处
- n. (Burrow)人名；(英)伯罗
CET6+ TEM8 IELTS GRE TOEFL
1. *burg- / *bourg- 'protect, fortress' (whence also bury), a variant of *berg- (source of English barrow 'mound' and German berg 'mountain, hill') and *borg- (source of English borrow).
2. *burg- / *bourg- meaning began to change from 'fortress', through 'fortified town', to simply 'town'.
3. *burg- 'protect, fortress' => burrow.
4. => the place used to protect or fortress.
7. bury => burrow.
- burrow: see borough
- burrow (n.)
- "rabbit-hole, fox-hole, etc.," c. 1300, borewe, from Old English burgh "stronghold, fortress" (see borough); influenced by bergh "hill," and berwen "to defend, take refuge."
- burrow (v.)
- c. 1600, "to place in a burrow, from burrow (n.). Figuratively (such as to burrow (one's) head) by 1862. Intransitive sense, "to bore one's way into, penetrate" is from 1610s, originally figurative (literal sense, of animals, attested by 1771). Related: Burrowed; borrowing.
- 1. As soon as the two chicks hatch, they leave the nest burrow.
- 2. The larvae burrow into cracks in the floor.
- 3. Earthworms burrow deep into the soil.
- 4. The dog had chased a rabbit into its burrow.
- 5. Earthworms burrow deep into the subsoil.
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