Definition of Overdrove

1. Verb. (simple past of overdrive) ¹



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Definition of Overdrove

1. overdrive [v] - See also: overdrive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overdrove

overdressing
overdrew
overdribble
overdribbled
overdribbles
overdribbling
overdried
overdries
overdrink
overdrinking
overdrinks
overdrive
overdriven
overdrives
overdriving
overdrove (current term)
overdrown
overdrowned
overdrowning
overdrowns
overdrunk
overdry
overdrying
overdub
overdubbed
overdubber
overdubbers
overdubbing
overdubs
overdue

Literary usage of Overdrove

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"Where a boy became Intoxicated and overdrove his mother's horse, she had a right of action against the saloon keeper who furnished him the intoxicating ..."

2. Statutes and Statutory Construction: Including a Discussion of Legislative by Jabez Gridley Sutherland (1904)
"Humphrey, 77 11I 38& And the mother was allowed to recover for injuries inhere the son overdrove her horse >n account of drink. ..."

3. Junius: Including Letters by the Same Writer Under Other Signatures: to by Junius (1850)
"I will not do any of your allies the honour to take notice of them, but I recommend it to you to tie up that overdrove animal John Bull, who seems indeed to ..."

4. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1794)
"... that the oxen killed as the invalids had been, probably, overdrove, and killed before they recovered from their ..."

5. A Literary History of Scotland by John Hepburn Millar (1903)
"... and he assuredly overdrove it; but, though his arguments may not always be sound, his wit was pungent, and the felicity of the illustrations by means of ..."

6. Rights, Remedies, and Practice, at Law, in Equity, and Under the Codes: A by John Davison Lawson (1890)
"... while drunk, overdrove and so killed a horse belonging to his mother.3 Indeed, the simple spending of one's money on liquor is a sufficient injury to ..."

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