Burgeo'is. n.s. [bourgeois, Fr.]
- A citizen; a burgess.
It is a republick itself, under the protection of the eight ancient cantons. There are in it an hundred burgeois, and about a thousand souls. Addison on Italy.
- A type of a particular sort, probably so called from him who first used it; as,
Laugh where we must, be candid where we can,
But vindicate the ways of God to man. Pope.