Burden


Burden is a Scrabble® word

Definitions for the word, Burden
(n.) A birth.
(n.) A club.
(n.) A fixed quantity of certain commodities; as, a burden of gad steel, 120 pounds.
(n.) That which is borne or carried; a load.
(n.) That which is borne with labor or difficulty; that which is grievous, wearisome, or oppressive.
(n.) The capacity of a vessel, or the weight of cargo that she will carry; as, a ship of a hundred tons burden.
(n.) The drone of a bagpipe.
(n.) The proportion of ore and flux to fuel, in the charge of a blast furnace.
(n.) The tops or heads of stream-work which lie over the stream of tin.
(n.) The verse repeated in a song, or the return of the theme at the end of each stanza; the chorus; refrain. Hence: That which is often repeated or which is dwelt upon; the main topic; as, the burden of a prayer.
(v. t.) To encumber with weight (literal or figurative); to lay a heavy load upon; to load.
(v. t.) To impose, as a load or burden; to lay or place as a burden (something heavy or objectionable).
(v. t.) To oppress with anything grievous or trying; to overload; as, to burden a nation with taxes.


Scrabble letter values
A is 1 points
B is 3 points
C is 3 points
D is 2 points
E is 1 points
F is 4 points
G is 2 points
H is 4 points
I is 1 points
J is 8 points
K is 5 points
L is 1 points
M is 3 points
N is 1 points
O is 1 points
P is 3 points
Q is 10 points
R is 1 points
S is 1 points
T is 1 points
U is 1 points
V is 4 points
W is 4 points
X is 8 points
Y is 4 points
Z is 10 points

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