Definition of Burthens

1. Noun. (plural of burthen) ¹



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Definition of Burthens

1. burthen [v] - See also: burthen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burthens

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

Literary usage of Burthens

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1. Democracy in Europe: A History by Thomas Erskine May (1880)
"Nothing of feudalism remained but its burthens; and these were heavier than ever. The corvi'e, or statute-labour, exacted for the repair of the roads and ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Private Corporations Aggregate by Joseph Kinnicut Angell, Samuel Ames (1846)
"OF THE burthens TO WHICH THE BODY CORPORATE IS SUBJECT; ... THERE is no reason why corporations should not be subject to the same burthens, in the character ..."

3. Inquiry Into the Rise and Growth of the Royal Prerogative in England by John Allen (1849)
"Such at least are the burthens from which lands are liberated, when converted ... burthens to It was released from all services to the public, with land was ..."

4. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Item, 400. burthens of Mantels drawne A 400. burthens of very rich ... B 400. burthens of rich Mantels of this worke. C 400. burthens of ..."

5. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Item, 400. burthens "of Mantels drawne m %&te A 400. burthens of very rich ... B 400. burthens of rich Mantels of this worke. C 400. burthens of ..."

6. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England. by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1807)
"... of the burthens of his people ; which " made them hope that he would take ... burthens; that was, to join with his Parlia- '* ment in preferring the ..."

7. Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings in Certain by Edmund Burke (1791)
"... and mercy through all departments, no fair repartition of burthens upon all the orders could ..."

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