Definition for EN-CUM'BER

EN-CUM'BER, v.t. [Fr. encombrer. See Incumber.]

  1. To load; to clog; to impede motion with a load, burden, or any thing inconvenient to the limbs; to render motion or operation difficult or laborious.
  2. To embarrass; to perplex; to obstruct.
  3. To load with debts; as, an estate is encumbered with mortgages, or with a widow's dower.

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