Definition of Allovers
1. allover [n] - See also: allover
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Allovers
Literary usage of Allovers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Mechanics Magazine (1825)
"In drawing sketches for allovers, or other kinds of running patterns, particular care must be taken, where the stalks or other members join, ..."
2. A Treatise on the Art of Weaving: Illustrated by Engravings with by John Murphy, of Scotland (1831)
"... for it will contain only those portions of the warp which fall into the intervals between the figures; and, consequently, in allovers and the draw-loom, ..."
3. Commercial Relations of the United States with Foreign Countries by United States Bureau of Manufactures, United States (1901)
"allovers in the above makes were easily salable. A leading feature was the immense business done in scarfs and ties. Enormous quantities of these articles ..."
4. Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Nebraska by Nebraska Supreme Court, James Mills Woolworth (1892)
"... brocades, farmers' satin and velveteen, 600 00 Hosiery 300 00 Gloves 600 00 Laces 200 00 Embroideries and allovers 200 00 Wallets and purses 100 00 ..."