overburden


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overburden \O`ver*bur"den\, v. t.
   To load with too great weight or too much care, etc. --Sir P.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overburden \O"ver*bur`den\, n.
   The waste which overlies good stone in a quarry. --Raymond.
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