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laden

[leyd-n] /ˈleɪd n/
adjective
1.
burdened; loaded down.
verb (used with object)
2.
to lade.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; lade + -en3, -en1
Related forms
unladen, adjective
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laden

/ˈleɪdən/
verb
1.
a past participle of lade1
adjective
2.
weighed down with a load; loaded
3.
encumbered; burdened
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Contemporary definitions for unladen
adjective

with no load; unloaded

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Word Origin and History for unladen
laden
1590s, adj. from the original pp. of lade.
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