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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Definitions for laden

  1. burdened; loaded down.
  2. to lade.

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Citations for laden
...the clothes and the price tickets were more of a lure, and soon the women left him alone between a table laden with folded sweaters and a tall cabinet like a bookcase full of costume jewellery and artificial flowers. Ruth Rendell, Tigerlily's Orchids, 2010
It was laden with the thrilling compost of the city, a fragrance delicately blended of many things. Thomas Wolfe, You Can't Go Home Again, 1940
Origin of laden
Laden has been in English since the late 1500s. It is related to the Old English hladan meaning "to load."