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burley (BER lee) (noun)
A kind of Kentucky tobacco: At the tobacco market, the plantation owner received a large sum for his fine burley.
burly (BER lee) (adjective)
Big and strong: The wrestler appeared to be tall and burly as he stood by the TV announcer.
The burly steamboat captain was often seen smoking burley which he imported from Kentucky.
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