Definition of Overblew

1. Verb. (simple past of overblow) ¹



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Definition of Overblew

1. overblow [v] - See also: overblow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overblew

overbids
overbig
overbill
overbilled
overbilling
overbills
overbind
overbinds
overbite
overbites
overbitter
overbleach
overbleached
overbleaches
overbleaching
overblew (current term)
overblouse
overblouses
overblow
overblowing
overblown
overblows
overboard
overboil
overboiled
overboiling
overboils
overbold
overboldness
overbook

Literary usage of Overblew

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"On the occasion of the king's marriage, Gibbons was playing before the court, when Froberger overblew the bellows, and drew down upon him the rage of his ..."

2. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1848)
"... then the wind so overblew at northwest, that they were put by the mouth of the harbor, driven from their anchor, and at last forced ashore at Cape Cod, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, George Grove (1880)
"12) was a stop which in the upper part ' overblew,' or sounded iu octave, as in the real flute, and was therefore composed of pipes of double length, ..."

4. A General History of New England, from the Discovery to MDCLXXX. by William Hubbard (1848)
"... entering into Plymouth harbor: but then the wind so overblew at northwest, that they were put by the mouth of the harbor, driven from their anchor, ..."

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