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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WEIGHTED

Tired and weighted, she dared not try the leap; she skirted around.

When using a weighted tiller the weight should be put in a midway position.

It is then strongly pressed and weighted, and wooden skewers are placed round the cheese, which are frequently drawn out.

The horse stopped suddenly, as if a weighted rein had been dropped.

It's weighted me down, made an old man of me before my time.

When he raised his head, up came the lock, weighted heavily with silver.

It was rather tremendous, his deep voice, his weighted words.

A world that was snowbound, weighted and blanketed with a mantle of white.

The silken thinness of her gown was weighted with silver embroideries.

From one of them would hang a weighted string on that night.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English gewiht, from Proto-Germanic *(ga)wekhtiz, *(ga)wekhtjan (cf. Old Norse vætt, Old Frisian wicht, Middle Dutch gewicht, German Gewicht), from *weg- (see weigh). The verb meaning "to load with weight" is attested from 1747; sense in statistics is recorded from 1901. To lose weight "get thinner" is recorded from 1961. Weight Watcher as a trademark name dates from 1960. To pull one's weight (1921) is from rowing.

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