Definition of Owreword

1. overword [n -S] - See also: overword



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Owreword

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ownerships
ownest
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owning
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oword
owre
owrecome
owrecomes
owrelay
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owres
owreword (current term)
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ox
ox-eyed
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Literary usage of Owreword

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1. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia by John Mactaggart (1876)
"An old song called the beggar-man's owreword runs this way— Through the streets o' Auld Reekie a beggar ..."

2. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs edited by Thomas Percy (1900)
"Then up he gat and ran his way, 45 I trowe, the wife the day she wan; And aye the owreword of the fray Was, " Evir alake 1 mine auld goodman 1-" IV. dfat'r ..."

3. English Verse by Richard Henry Stoddard (1890)
"The Scots they rade, the Scots they ran, Sae starkly and sae steadily ; And aye the owreword o' the thrang Was—" Rise for Branksome readily! ..."

4. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs, Etc by Thomas Percy, Edward Walford (1887)
"... Now whan our gear gins to grow scant: I trowe, the wife the day she wan ; And aye the owreword of the fray Was, Evir alake I mine auld goodman. IV. ..."

5. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs by Thomas Percy (1857)
"... And therefore wad nae longer stay : Then up he gat, and ran his way, 45 I trowe, the wife the day she wan; And aye the owreword of the fray Was, ..."

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