Overboil
Overboil O`ver*boil", v. i. To boil over or unduly. [1913 Webster]

Nor is discontent to keep the mind Deep in its fountain, lest it overboil In the hot throng. --Byron. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • overboil — verb 1. overflow or cause to overflow while boiling The milk is boiling over • Syn: ↑boil over • Hypernyms: ↑boil • Verb Frames: Something s 2. boil excessively …   Useful english dictionary

  • overboil — v. * * * …   Universalium

  • overboil — verb To boil excessively. Ant: underboil …   Wiktionary

  • overboil — o ver•boil′ v …   From formal English to slang

  • boil over — verb overflow or cause to overflow while boiling The milk is boiling over • Syn: ↑overboil • Hypernyms: ↑boil • Verb Frames: Something s …   Useful english dictionary

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