Definition of Burthen. Meaning of Burthen. Synonyms of Burthen

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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: ...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- around 900 tons burthen and carried 36 guns; this successful cl**** was followed by numerous other cl****es that measured over 1,000 tons burthen and carried...
- was "very little larger than 100 toneladas" (about 100 tons, or tuns) burthen, or burden, and was used as the flagship for the expedition. Santa María...
- 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...
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