burthen

All Noun Adverb Verb
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  • Once more they changed and now they reached a stream and put down their burthen. Cited from A Little Girl in Old Detroit, by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • I thought I must leave him to bear his burthen for a time. Cited from Life of John Coleridge Patteson, by C. Yonge
  • I have carried you in my arms when you were a light, soft burthen. Cited from A Little Girl in Old Detroit, by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • One of them will carry a burthen of near six hundred weight. Cited from Travels through France & Italy, by Tobias Smollett
  • He has often talked to me till my poor burthened head has seemed lost to all understanding. Cited from The Diary and Letters of Madam D'Arblay Volume 2
  • He went back to the well and carried another similar burthen. Cited from The Wings of the Morning, by Louis Tracy
  • She was not a heavy burthen, and he took her up easily. Cited from A Little Girl in Old Detroit, by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • She asked no other question, however, and left the burthen of the silence with me. Cited from Dross, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Life has begun before she has strength for the heat and burthen of the day. Cited from Heartsease or Brother's Wife by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • The stronger ones only among them can bear such burthens on a difficult road. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • The full burthen of this day's care, however, had not been yet laid upon him. Cited from The Emigrants Of Ahadarra, by William Carleton
  • In order that we may share with them, as much as possible, the burthen which we bear. Cited from Sophisms of the Protectionists, by Frederic Bastiat
  • Now he has new rights, but these have burthened him with new obligations. Cited from Theological Essays and Other Papers v1,de Quincey
  • It was not for nothing that they made the burthen of my wishes all night through. Cited from The Pocket R.L.S., by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • But if the place were grand, the times, the burthen of the times, was far more so. Cited from Miscellaneous Essays, by Thomas de Quincey
  • She had a fortune considerable enough not to be a burthen on her husband. Cited from Saint Augustin, by Louis Bertrand
  • You will only alter his style of living, and make him a greater burthen to the people. Cited from Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official, by William Sleeman
  • The Queen, however, did what she could to improve the number and burthen of our ships. Cited from Men of Invention and Industry by Samuel Smiles #2
  • Have such, or any, burthens been imposed to advance the system to its present state? Cited from A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Richardson
  • Life had for some years past been a sore burthen, and now he could carry it no longer. Cited from Kafir Stories, by William Charles Scully
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Meaning of burthen

  • noun A variant of `burden'