encumber

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encumber

To place a burden or a charge upon property.Commonly used to mean placing a mortgage, but may include other liens, easements, covenants, and restrictions. The burden is called an encumbrance.

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Through a field slippery with blood, and encumbered with broken armour and the bodies of slain and wounded horses, the marshals of the lists again conducted the victor to the foot of Prince John's throne.
Now, that idea would never have occurred to me; but then I am not encumbered with pleasures."
You will have no objection, I dare say, to your great expectations being encumbered with that easy condition.
They went together, picking their way across muddy streets and sidewalks encumbered with the cheap display of small tradesmen.
"Take off that stock!" and, as Tom, encumbered by his fetters, proceeded to do it, he assisted him, by pulling it, with no gentle hand, from his neck, and putting it in his pocket.
If you are wise, you will not encumber yourself with more than thirty, and you will find those trouble enough."