Pronunciation: (bûr'jis),[key] —n. 1. Amer. Hist.a representative in the popular branch of the colonial legislature of Virginia or Maryland.
2. (formerly) a representative of a borough in the British Parliament.
3. Rare.an inhabitant of an English borough.
Pronunciation: (bûr'jis),[key] —n. 1. (Frank) Ge•lett Pronunciation: (ju-let'),[key] 1866–1951, U.S. illustrator and humorist.
2. Thornton Waldo, 1874–1965, U.S. author, esp. of children's books.
3. a male given name.