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encumber
used in 1776

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Definition
hinder (make more difficult, or less valuable, hold back, or weigh down)
  • It was like departing your country, with your wives, your servants, your household furniture, and all your encumbrances.
    p. 98.8

There are no more uses of "encumber" in 1776.

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