Definition of Overlording
1. overlord [v] - See also: overlord
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overlording
Literary usage of Overlording
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (1908)
"This is the attitude of the broad-minded, sane- thinking administrator, and not that of one who humiliates and discourages by boorish overlording nor yet ..."
2. The Land of Little Rain by Mary Hunter Austin (1903)
"this warring of rifles and bowstrings, this influx of overlording whites, had made game wilder and hunters fearful of being hunted. You can surmise also, ..."
3. Report by Indians Rights Association (1908)
"... overlording nor yet one who spoils by coddling. Among the world's great men in colonial administration ..."
4. Studies in Southern History and Politics by William Archibald Dunning (1914)
"... the colored races were twice as numerous as their overlording whites and would not much longer submit to the rule of the minority; there was no hope of ..."
5. History of the People of the Netherlands by Petrus Johannes Blok (1899)
"... their sway in this remote portion of the bishopric in ecclesiastical as well as in lay matters, and with the overlording little moderation was shown. ..."
6. Socialism and the Great State: Essays in Construction by Herbert George Wells (1912)
"... a feeble person remotely overlording a vast area and following instead of forming public opinion, his mind a tangle of concessions and his days a round ..."