meaning of burthen

burthen meaning in General Dictionary

See Burden

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  • a variant of `burden'
  • body weight down with lots
  • See stress.

burthen meaning in Etymology Dictionary

see burden.

Sentence Examples with the word burthen

His only burthen was to give help to the Roman side in war; within his kingdom he was free, and his dominions flourished as no part of Sicily had flourished since the days of Timoleon.

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