Definition of Burthening

1. Verb. (present participle of burthen) ¹



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Definition of Burthening

1. burthen [v] - See also: burthen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burthening

bursting out
bursting pressure
burstone
burstones
bursts
bursts out
burstwort
burstworts
bursty
bursula
bursæ
burt
burthen
burthened
burthening (current term)
burthens
burthensome
burtite
burtons
burundi
burunduki
burweed
burweed marsh elder
burweeds
bury one's head in the sand
bury the hatchet
bury the lead

Literary usage of Burthening

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1. The Monthly Magazine by Richard Phillips (1796)
"... and ragement to trade ; and that burthening large /inn» were made by the fellers while trade, is in effect to burthen land, ..."

2. The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of by Great Britain Parliament. House of Commons (1782)
"... give his negative to burthening the people with the expence of fo large a landed ... burthening ..."

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1830)
"The public will fancy, that,far from burthening our credit •with the weight of a new debt, we merely take away from circulation an onerous currency, ..."

4. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1830)
"The public will fancy, that,far from burthening our credit with the weight of a ... the burthening herself with a new debt, instead of being relieved by the ..."

5. A Lecture on Heads by George Alexander Stevens, Frederick Pilon, Charles Lee Lewes (1821)
"Why the Waterman's company must buy it, or they never could work their boats any more: there's a scheme to pay off the nation's debt, without burthening the ..."

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