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Borrachio
Borracho
Borrage
Borraginaceous
Borrel
borrelia
Borrelia burgdorferi
Borrelists
Borrichia arborescens
Borromeo
Borromini, Francesco
Borrow
borrow pit
borrow trouble
borrowed time
Borrower
borrower's card
Borrowing
borrowing cost
borrowing power
Bors
borsch
borsch belt
borsch circuit
borscht
borscht belt
borscht circuit
borsh

Borrowed definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BOR'ROWED, pp. Taken by consent of another, to be returned or its equivalent in kind; copies; assumed.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Borrow Bor"row, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Borrowed; p. pr. & vb. n. Borrowing.] [OE. borwen, AS. borgian, fr. borg, borh, pledge; akin to D. borg, G. borg; prob. fr. root of AS. beorgan to protect. ?95. See 1st Borough.] 1. To receive from another as a loan, with the implied or expressed intention of returning the identical article or its equivalent in kind; -- the opposite of lend. 2. (Arith.) To take (one or more) from the next higher denomination in order to add it to the next lower; -- a term of subtraction when the figure of the subtrahend is larger than the corresponding one of the minuend. 3. To copy or imitate; to adopt; as, to borrow the style, manner, or opinions of another. Rites borrowed from the ancients. --Macaulay. It is not hard for any man, who hath a Bible in his hands, to borrow good words and holy sayings in abundance; but to make them his own is a work of grace only from above. --Milton. 4. To feign or counterfeit. ``Borrowed hair.'' --Spenser. The borrowed majesty of England. --Shak. 5. To receive; to take; to derive. Any drop thou borrowedst from thy mother. --Shak. To borrow trouble, to be needlessly troubled; to be overapprehensive.




 


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