bur, burr (n.) Old form(s): Burres
clinger, person difficult to shake off
MND III.ii.260[Lysander to Hermia] Hang off, thou cat, thou burr!
TC III.ii.109[Pandarus to Troilus, of Cressida's kindred] they are burs ... they'll stick where they are thrown
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