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EtymologyEdit

From over- +‎ shade.

VerbEdit

overshade (third-person singular simple present overshades, present participle overshading, simple past and past participle overshaded)

  1. To cast a shadow over, to overshadow.
    • 1819, Lord Byron, Don Juan, I:
      as a veil, / Waved and o'ershading her wan cheek, appears / Her streaming hair [...].

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