• Burgess Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) One who represents a borough in Parliament.
- (n.) An inhabitant of a borough or walled town, or one who possesses a tenement therein; a citizen or freeman of a borough.
- (n.) A magistrate of a borough.
- (n.) An inhabitant of a Scotch burgh qualified to vote for municipal officers.
• Burgess-ship Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) The state of privilege of a burgess.