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burthen

[bur-thuh n]
noun, verb (used with object) Archaic.
  1. burden1.
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Related formsbur·then·some, adjective
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burthen

noun, verb
  1. an archaic word for burden 1
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Derived Formsburthensome, adjective
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burthen

see burden.

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