English to Afrikaans Meaning :: burthen

Burthen :
- tonnemaat

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Noun(1) a variant of `burden'
Verb(1) weight down with a load

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(1) As a committee of Philadelphia officials noted with admiration, Baltimore was able to ‘derive an income from that class who are always the greatest burthen .’(2) Maggie is conscious of her uniqueness in this regard: she thinks it is ‘part of the hardship of her life that there was laid upon her the burthen of larger wants than others seemed to feel’.(3) Nor could it be said that Christ's yoke is easy, and his burthen light.(4) As far as it has prevailed, it has been a burthen upon the empire. […](5) The trade of Alexandria is very considerable; ships of almost any burthen can ride in the river.
1. weight down ::
gewig af
2. weight ::
3. burden ::
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