Definition of Allover

1. Adjective. Covering the entire surface. "Got an allover tan"

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Definition of Allover

1. Adjective. ''Alternate spelling of all-over.'' ¹

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Definition of Allover

1. a fabric having a pattern extending over the entire surface [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Allover

allotteries
allotters
allottery
allotteth
allotting
allotypes
allotypic
allotypic determinants
allotypic marker
allotypical
allotypically
allotypies
allotypy
allouing
allover (current term)
allovers
allow
allow'd
allow for
allow in
allow nature to take her course
allow nature to take its course
allowabilities
allowability
allowable
allowableness
allowables
allowably

Literary usage of Allover

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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"Sir allover OATHS the Parson and COLNEY HATCH were arming for the fray, and good POULTRY YARD the Archer was reading to the little children the pages of GPR ..."

2. Catalogue by Dulau & Co., ltd., Booksellers, London, N.W. Lott & H.J. Gerrish Ltd (1845)
"A richly- coloured and skilfully executed miniature, size 34 X 4j inches, with a cream-coloured border, allover size 9J x 6J inches, ijth Century. ..."

3. Shelter and Clothing: A Textbook of the Household Arts by Helen Kinne, Anna Maria Cooley (1913)
"allover patterns, in which the figures connect, are more pleasing than ... Figures of allover patterns in two or three values of the same hues are more ..."

4. A Treatise on the Art of Weaving: Illustrated by Engravings with by John Murphy, of Scotland (1831)
"There are, however, other methods of making a great diver- •ity in allover spots, by varying the order of the draught, as in lined work, where the double, ..."

5. A Cotton Fabrics Glossary by Frank P. Bennett, & Co (1914)
":J•V :• •,. allover patterns could not be produced, or if they were made, only in a striped form, but this does not occur because the mechanism which holds ..."

6. The Royal Phraseological English-French, French-English Dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1845)
"is allover with him, c'est tait de lui—(\\ est ruine il est mort). // is all over, tout est fini. His sufferings are over, ses maux sont finis, ..."

7. The Greek Tile Works At Corinth: The Site And The Finds by Gloria S. Merker (2006)
"allover black glaze, peeled; double-dipped. Published: Corinth VII.3, p. 69, no. 318. Type A skyphos, as in 192; the profile is slightly more angular and ..."

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