As a proper noun pierce
is , medieval variant of piers modern usage may also derive from the surname.
As a noun burrow is
a tunnel or hole, often as dug by a small creature.
As a verb burrow is
to dig a tunnel or hole.
to puncture; to break through
- The diver pierced the surface of the water with scarcely a splash.
- to pierce''' the enemy's line; a shot '''pierced the ship
to create a hole in the skin for the purpose of inserting jewelry
- I pierce her tender side.
to break or interrupt abruptly
- Can you believe he pierced his tongue?
(figurative) To penetrate; to affect deeply.
- A scream pierced the darkness.
* Alexander Pope
- to pierce a mystery
- pierced with grief
- Can no prayers pierce thee?
A tunnel or hole, often as dug by a small creature.
* 1922 , (Margery Williams), (The Velveteen Rabbit)
(mining) A heap or heaps of rubbish or refuse.
An incorporated town.
- But very soon he grew to like it, for the Boy used to talk to him, and made nice tunnels' for him under the bedclothes that he said were like the ' burrows the real rabbits lived in.
To dig a tunnel or hole.