Definition of Overfell

1. Verb. (past of overfall) ¹



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Definition of Overfell

1. overfall [v] - See also: overfall

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overfell

overfatiguing
overfavor
overfavored
overfavoring
overfavors
overfear
overfeared
overfearing
overfears
overfed
overfeed
overfeeder
overfeeders
overfeeding
overfeeds
overfell (current term)
overfertilization
overfertilize
overfertilized
overfertilizes
overfertilizing
overfierce
overfill
overfilled
overfilling
overfills
overfinance
overfinanced
overfinances
overfinancing

Literary usage of Overfell

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1. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1890)
"... rang the passing bell, hung high in the old chapelle, Then back-toppling, crashing back—a dead weight flung out to wrack, Horse and riders overfell. ..."

2. The Heimskringla: Or, Chronicle of the Kings of Norway by Snorri Sturluson (1844)
"... which flew up beside him, and in this chase a sickness overfell him, which ended in his death; and he died on the Fielde. His body was carried north, ..."

3. Essays in Biography and Criticism by Peter Bayne (1860)
"Then back-toppling, crashing back -— a dead weight flung out to wrack, Horse and riders overfell." Sterner realism than this description cannot be conceived ..."

4. Poems of the English Race by Raymond Macdonald Alden (1921)
"Then, back toppling, crashing back, a dead weight flung out to wrack, Horse and riders overfell. And I read this ancient rime in the churchyard, ..."

5. The Voyage of Bran, Son of Febal, to the Land of the Living: An Old Irish Saga by Alfred Trübner Nutt (1895)
"But a thick mist overfell them, and, when it cleared, Cormac found himself alone on a great plain. After seeing many marvels, the king came to a stately ..."

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