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Definition of Burthen

Burthen
Burthen Bur"then, n. & v. t. See Burden. [Archaic]

Meaning of Burthen from wikipedia

- Burden or burthen may refer to: Burden of proof (disambiguation) Burden (accounting), an old term for overhead (business) (O/H) costs Burden, in electrical...
- maximum beam. It is expressed in "tons burden" (Early Modern English: burthen, Middle English: byrthen), and abbreviated "tons bm". The formula is: Tonnage...
- Modest Proposal For preventing the Children of Poor People From being a Burthen to Their Parents or Country, and For making them Beneficial to the Publick...
- reformed—health preserved—industry invigorated—instruction diffused—public burthens lightened—Economy seated, as it were, upon a rock—the Gordian Knot of the...
- beans. The villagers also told them that they had seen vessels "of good burthen" p**** through the shoals. And so, with Squanto felling confident, the English...
- content to bind America by laws of trade; you have always done it... Do not burthen them with taxes... But if intemperately, unwisely, fatally, you sophisticate...
- 1611) ("He has the prettiest Loue-songs for Maids ... with such delicate burthens of ****'s and Fadings.": Act IV, scene iv). "11 Things You Should Never...
- a plain-looking vessel, without galleries or a figurehead. At 452 tons burthen, she was the largest transport in the Fleet and carried at least 30 crew...
- spring tide 3.5 m (11.5 ft). The river is navigable for vessels of the burthen of 95 tonnes (i.e., 380 Bombay candies) up to Bharuch and for vessels up...
- snow-mast, stepped abaft her main. Magoc 2001, p. 40. Magoc 2001, p. 45. Tons burthen was calculated in the United States by multiplying the ship's length times...
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