From Middle English bursten, ibursten, from Old English borsten, ġeborsten, past participle of Old English berstan (“to burst”). More at burst.
- (now rare) Past participle of burst.
bursten (comparative more bursten, superlative most bursten)
- Bursted; broken; ruptured.
- Affected with a rupture or hernia.
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