Bour"don (?), n. [F., fr. L. burdo mule, esp. one used for carrying litters. Cf. Sp. muleta a young she mule; also, crutch, prop.]

A pilgrim's staff.

 

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Bour"don` (?), n. [F. See Burden a refrain.] Mus. (a)

A drone bass, as in a bagpipe, or a hurdy-gurdy. See Burden (of a song.)

(b)

A kind of organ stop.

 

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