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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Bur·ton /ˈbɝtṇ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bur·ton n.  Naut. A peculiar tackle, formed of two or more blocks, or pulleys, the weight being suspended to a hook block in the bight of the running part.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: English explorer who with John Speke was the first European
           to explore Lake Tanganyika (1821-1890) [syn: Richard
           Burton, Sir Richard Burton, Sir Richard Francis
      2: Welsh film actor who often co-starred with Elizabeth Taylor
         (1925-1984) [syn: Richard Burton]
      3: a strong dark English ale