Definitions for "Burgess"
An inhabitant of a borough or walled town, or one who possesses a tenement therein; a citizen or freeman of a borough.
One who represents a borough in Parliament.
A magistrate of a borough.
Keywords:  policeman, constable, type
a type of constable (policeman)
n. In colonial times, a member of the lower house of the legislature of Maryland or Virginia.
Keywords:  colonists, chosen, laws, man
Man chosen to make laws for all the colonists
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