Definition of Overshade

1. v. t. To cover with shade; to render dark or gloomy; to overshadow.



Definition of Overshade

1. Verb. To cast a shadow over, to overshadow. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overshade

1. [v -SHADED, -SHADING, -SHADES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overshade

overserving
overset
oversets
oversetting
oversew
oversewed
oversewing
oversewn
oversews
overshade (current term)
overshaded
overshades
overshading
overshadow
overshadowed
overshadower
overshadowers
overshadowing
overshadows
overshadowy
overshake
overshaken
overshakes
overshaking

Literary usage of Overshade

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anacreon by Thomas Stanley, Arthur Henry Bullen (1893)
"Hovering then with wings display'd, I my master overshade ; And if night invite to rest, ... overshade ..."

2. The Theological and Literary Journal (1859)
"The expression that " the shadow might overshade some one of them," implies that they were laid perhaps singly in the broad places of many streets, ..."

3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Home Farmer (1883)
"Do not overshade these plants, and the material ... Do not overshade, or the plante will draw up weakly and not bloom satisfactorily. ..."

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