Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Past participle of burst.
  • adj. Bursted; broken; ruptured.
  • adj. Affected with a rupture or hernia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • p. p. of burst, v. i.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Affected with a rupture or hernia.

Etymologies

From Middle English bursten, ibursten, from Old English borsten, ġeborsten, past participle of Old English berstan ("to burst"). More at burst. (Wiktionary)

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