Burden | Definition of Burden by Merriam-Webster
First Known Use of burden. Noun (1) before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a. Verb. 1541, in the meaning defined above. Noun (2) 14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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noun. that which is carried; load: a horse's burden of rider and pack. that which is borne with difficulty; obligation; onus: the burden of leadership. Nautical.. the weight of a ship's cargo. the carrying capacity of a ship.
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Burden - definition of burden by The Free Dictionary
cross to bear A painful burden or affliction; an oppressive encumbrance. The expression derives from the heavy cross which Jesus was forced to carry up Mount Calvary, and upon which he was subsequently crucified.
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the burden of homework prevented the youngster from joining his friends at the game Synonyms of burden charge , commitment , devoir , do [ archaic ] , duty , imperative , incumbency , need , obligation , office , responsibility
Burden (2018) - IMDb
Ku Klux Klansman Mike Burden opens the Redneck Shop and KKK museum in historic Laurens, SC. He subsequently falls in love with a single mom, and, under her influence, quits the Klan and is taken in by an African American Reverend.
Burden | definition of burden by Medical dictionary
As Sindbad was relating his adventures chiefly on account of the porter, he ordered, before beginning his tale, that the burden which had been left in the street should be carried by some of his own servants to the place for which Hindbad had set out at first, while he remained to listen to the story.
Burden of proof legal definition of burden of proof
Burden of Proof. A duty placed upon a civil or criminal defendant to prove or disprove a disputed fact. Burden of proof can define the duty placed upon a party to prove or disprove a disputed fact, or it can define which party bears this burden.
burden - Wiktionary
Verb . burden (third-person singular simple present burdens, present participle burdening, simple past and past participle burdened) To encumber with a burden (in any of the noun senses of the word)to burden a nation with taxes. Bible, 2 Corinthians viii. 13 I mean not that other men be eased, and ye burdened.; Shakespeare My burdened heart would break.
Burden - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
A domesticated animal used by humans to carry or pull heavy loads. Camels have been used by people as beasts of burden for thousands of years because of their size, strength, and ability to travel long distances with minimal need for food and water.