cumber (v.) Old form(s): comber
distress, trouble, burden
E3 II.i.299[Warwick to King Edward, of Edward's grief] It shall not cumber long your majesty
JC III.i.264[Antony alone] Domestic fury and fierce civil strife / Shall cumber all the parts of Italy
Tim III.vi.47[Timon to Lucius, of Lucius failing to help him] Let it not cumber your better remembrance
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2018 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL