burse


noun

  1. a pouch or case for some special purpose.
  2. (in Scotland)
    1. a fund to provide allowances for students.
    2. an allowance so provided.
  3. Ecclesiastical. a case or receptacle for a corporal.

noun

  1. mainly RC Church a flat case used at Mass as a container for the corporal
  2. Scot
    1. a fund providing allowances for students
    2. the allowance provided

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