Details of word BURDEN

Definition of burden

n. - That which is borne or carried; a load.
n. - That which is borne with labor or difficulty; that which is grievous, wearisome, or oppressive.
n. - The capacity of a vessel, or the weight of cargo that she will carry; as, a ship of a hundred tons burden.
n. - The tops or heads of stream-work which lie over the stream of tin.
n. - The proportion of ore and flux to fuel, in the charge of a blast furnace.
n. - A fixed quantity of certain commodities; as, a burden of gad steel, 120 pounds.
n. - A birth.
v. t. - To encumber with weight (literal or figurative); to lay a heavy load upon; to load.
v. t. - To oppress with anything grievous or trying; to overload; as, to burden a nation with taxes.
v. t. - To impose, as a load or burden; to lay or place as a burden (something heavy or objectionable).
n. - The verse repeated in a song, or the return of the theme at the end of each stanza; the chorus; refrain. Hence: That which is often repeated or which is dwelt upon; the main topic; as, the burden of a prayer.
n. - The drone of a bagpipe.
n. - A club.

Word "burden" contains 6 letters : B D E N R U

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