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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 (surname), people with the surname Burden Burden, Kansas, United States Burden, Luxembourg Burden (2008 film),...
- 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...
- 160 tons, 18 guns Serpent, 160 tons burthen, 18 guns Requin, 260 tons burthen, 24 guns Indiscret, 260 tons burthen, 24 guns In the eighteenth and early...
- was the first English two-decker and when launched she was, at 1500 tons burthen, the largest and most powerful warship in Europe. Very early on it became...
- were around 40 to 60 ft (12 to 18 m) in length and measured 40 to 70 tons burthen. They carried four to eight smaller guns on a single deck. Over time, vessels...
-  11 Baugh, Alexander L.; Holzapfel, Richard Neitzel (2010), "'I Roll the Burthen and Responsibility of Leading This Church Off from My Shoulders on to Yours':...
- no fewer than 100 guns and more than 850 crew, and had a measurement (burthen) tonnage of some 2,000 tons. The concept of a rating system for British...
- and later sold to Bryant & Sturgis of Boston. She measured 180.5 tons burthen, had a length of 86.5 feet (26.4 m) and a beam of 21.6 feet (6.6 m). Richard...
- and early 19th centuries, generally measuring between 1100 and 1400 tons burthen (bm). Two of the largest were the Earl of Mansfield and Lascelles being...
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