Definition of Oversails
1. oversail [v] - See also: oversail
Lexicographical Neighbors of Oversails
Literary usage of Oversails
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of North America by Guy Carleton Lee (1907)
"oversails the mouth of the Mississippi. Lands in Saint Louis [Matagorda] Bay. Builds Fort Saint Louis. Fails to reach the Mississippi by land. ..."
2. Gothic Architecture in England: An Analysis of the Origin & Development of by Francis Bond (1905)
"The base A oversails the upper plinth, в. The roll of the molded plinth, c, is flush with the lower octagonal plinth, D. The base, A, has a roll, a, ..."
3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1899)
"The upper story, which is wholly of timber, 60 feet long and 20 feet wide, and is two stories with a good open roof of five bays, partly oversails ..."
4. Churches in Lower Nubia by Geoffrey S. Mileham, David Randall-MacIver (1910)
"A course of headers projecting about a centimetre, similar to that in the Haikal, accentuates the fact that the wall above oversails for the eight next ..."
5. Architectuurgids Nederland: 1900-2000 = Architectural guide to the by Paul Groenendijk, Piet Vollaard (2006)
"A frame of concrete lattice girders oversails the road at ground level. The basement contains five levels of parking, an entrance level and a double-height ..."
6. Concrete: Its Uses in Building from Foundations to Finish by Thomas Potter (1908)
"... which oversails the wall, no accident of the kind would be possible. The in situ system of performing this class of work was introduced by Mr Millar, ..."