burden, burthen (n.)
capacity, load, weight
AW II.iii.204[Lafew to Parolles] the scarfs and the bannerets about thee did manifoldly dissuade me from believing thee a vessel of too great a burden
TC I.iii.71[Agamemnon to Ulysses] matter needless, of importless burden
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