1) A word of uncertain origin noted only in Holderness. The contexts suggest that it may have referred to a fence, possibly one of brushwood.

1581 Wm Dun undertakes to make a bursell of seaven foote hight, the length of the said garden on the south side of the Maine Sewer, and to make the bursell of the west side of the house

1663 fouer Cord of Bursele lying down

1667 Peter Gorbut presented for his bursell lying down, Patrington.

places Patrington
dates 1663

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