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1. (in Scotland) a town, esp one incorporated by charter, that enjoyed a degree of self-government until the local-government reorganization of 1975
2. an archaic form of borough
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The Defence of Wessex: The Burghal Hidage and Anglo-Saxon Fortifications (Manchester U.
Cabbage and Meat Salad Serves about 6 1/2 cup chickpeas, soaked overnight, then drained 1/2 cup burghal 3 cups finely chopped parsley 1 small bunch of green onions, finely chopped 1/4 cup of finely chopped fresh mint 2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped 1 cup lamb or beef, cut into very small pieces and well fried, then drained 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons lemon juice A dozen large cabbage leaves, chopped
In the meantime, soak burghal in cold water for 15 minutes, drain by placing in a strainer and pushing water out by hand.
In Hama, all roads are open except the road of Ein al-Kroum-al-Qarandah-Jourin- Slunfa and the road of Shathat Joubat Burghal which are hardly passable due to the ice.
With the few bushels of wheat, which even in the driest years we harvested and made into burghal (wheat cooked, then dried and ground), and a few chickens, our family ate well the whole year.
In Hama, all roads are passable except the road of Shatha-Joubet Burghal which is hardly open due to the formation of ice while the roads of Ein al-Kroum-al-Qarandah and Jourin-Slunfa are closed due to the accumulation of snow and the ice.