burthen

Definitions of burthen
1

v weight down with a load

Synonyms:
burden, weight, weight down
Antonyms:
disburden, unburden
take the burden off; remove the burden from
Types:
overburden
load with excessive weight
plumb
weight with lead
saddle
load or burden; encumber
Type of:
charge
fill or load to capacity

n a variant of `burden'

Type of:
burden, load, loading
weight to be borne or conveyed

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