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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Past participle of lade 'to load' (11-21 centuries), from Old English hladan

laden

adjective
     
la‧den
1 literary heavily loaded with something, or containing a lot of something
laden with
The tables were laden with food.
fully/heavily laden
The lorry was fully laden.
snow-laden branches
2 having a lot of a particular quality, thing etc
laden with
She was laden with doubts about the affair.
trucks laden with equipment
a debt-laden company

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