Burthensome definitions

1889, Charlotte M. Yonge, A Reputed Changeling.

"I can, madam, but I do not love one," said Anne, thinking of her most burthensome one.

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1890, John Richard Green, History of the English People, Volume I (of 8).

A labour-rent thus became more difficult to enforce, while the increase of wealth among the tenantry and the rise of a new spirit of independence made it more burthensome to those who rendered it.

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Origin of burthensome

burthen +‎ -some