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Definition of Burden

Burden
Burden Bur"den, n. [See Burdon.] A club. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Burden
Burden Bur"den, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Burdened; p. pr. & vb. n. Burdening.] 1. To encumber with weight (literal or figurative); to lay a heavy load upon; to load. I mean not that other men be eased, and ye burdened. --2 Cor. viii. 13. 2. To oppress with anything grievous or trying; to overload; as, to burden a nation with taxes. My burdened heart would break. --Shak. 3. To impose, as a load or burden; to lay or place as a burden (something heavy or objectionable). [R.] It is absurd to burden this act on Cromwell. --Coleridge. Syn: To load; encumber; overload; oppress.

Meaning of Burden from wikipedia

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