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English definition of “burrow”

burrow

verb     /ˈbʌr.əʊ/ US  /ˈbɝː.oʊ/
[I usually + adv/prep] to dig a hole in the ground , especially to live in: Rats had burrowed into the bank of the river .Digging [T + adv/prep] to move yourself into a position where you can feel warm , comfortable , or safe : Suddenly shy , our young daughter burrowed her head into my shoulder .Comfortable and uncomfortable [I + adv/prep] to search for something, as if by digging : I burrowed through the clothes in the drawer looking for a clean pair of socks .Searching
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