burthen

[ bur-thuh n ]
/ ˈbɜr ðən /

noun, verb (used with object) Archaic.

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Related forms

bur·then·some, adjective
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burthen

/ (ˈbɜːðən) /

noun, verb

an archaic word for burden 1

Derived Forms

burthensome, adjective
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