burthen

[ bur-thuhn ]
/ ˈbɜr ðən /

noun, verb (used with object) Archaic.

an archaic variant of burden1.

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OTHER WORDS FROM burthen

bur·then·some, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for burthen

burthen
/ (ˈbɜːðən) /

noun, verb

an archaic word for burden 1

Derived forms of burthen

burthensome, adjective
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