overswell

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

over- +‎ swell

VerbEdit

overswell (third-person singular simple present overswells, present participle overswelling, simple past and past participle overswelled)

  1. To swell or rise above; to overflow.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 21 December 2011, at 14:57