Definition of Owrecome

1. a crossing-over [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Owrecome

owner-operator
ownerless
ownerlessness
owners
ownership
ownership equity
ownerships
ownest
owneth
owning
ownness
owns
ownself
oword
owre
owrecome (current term)
owrecomes
owrelay
owrelays
owres
owreword
owrewords
owrie
owrier
owriest
owse
owsen
owt
owts
oww

Literary usage of Owrecome

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1829)
"As for the Whigs, I suppose billets on Dr Knox, and others in and about Surgeon Square, would owrecome every difficulty. TICKLER. ..."

2. The English and Scottish Popular Ballads by George Lyman Kittredge (1890)
"... And many a one doth ken me ; 0 Many an ill deed I hae done, But now death will owrecome me. O 2 ' I neither murdered nor yet have I slain, 16 Up bespake ..."

3. Whistle-binkie: A Collection of Songs for the Social Circle by John Donald Carrick, Alexander Rodger, David Robertson (1890)
"... But cherub lips an' kisses sweet Keep aye a mither's heart aboon, Although the owrecome o' the sang •Is " woman's wark will ne'er be dune. ..."

4. Poems, Songs, and Sonnets by Robert Reid (1894)
"... sic joy appeared In ilka face, sae kindly grew ilk tongue; And as the auld dear owrecome tirl'd atween Han' ..."

5. Tales of Woman's Trials by S. C. Hall, Mrs S C Hall (1835)
"He was sick — or the cauld had ta'en him by the heart — or the heat had just owrecome him—or some trash had disordered his stomach—but never, never, ..."

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