noun, verb (used with object) Archaic.
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Historical Examples of burthened
Does not she know that I would not be burthened with the secrets of any body whom I did not love?Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)
The Indians had not burthened themselves with troublesome prisoners.A Little Girl in Old Detroit
Amanda Minnie Douglas
The ranchero leads a free, easy life, burthened with few cares.The Rifle Rangers
Captain Mayne Reid
While passing the Needles, the pilot took his leave, burthened with numerous epistles and billet doux, to wives and sweethearts.
Whether it be time of peace or war it is all the same to them, as they are burthened with no taxes.Lachesis Lapponica
Carl von Linn