Definition of incumbrance:
gist, encumbrance, limp, stoppage, intervention, cargo, essence, hobble, disturbance, interference, tour, check, core, deterrent, hindrance, payload, shipment, duty tour, hinderance, impediment, loading, onus, contraceptive device, rub, snag, halt, burden, stop, warhead, enlistment, arrest, consignment, term of enlistment, noise, hitch, stay, tour of duty, hang-up, load, effect, contraceptive, baulk, handicap, lading, lode, prophylactic device, prophylactic, preventive, birth control device, freight, preventative, balk.
I inquired of Walkirk, I fear with some petulance, if he had known of the incumbrance attached to this candidate; and he replied that she had informed him that she was married, but he had no idea she intended to bring her husband with her.- "The House of Martha", Frank R. Stockton.
- "Homestead on the Hillside", Mary Jane Holmes.
- "History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas", Prescott, William Hickling.