Overflowed
Overflow O`ver*flow", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overflowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overflowing}.] [AS. oferfl?wan. See {Over}, and {Flow}.] 1. To flow over; to cover woth, or as with, water or other fluid; to spread over; to inundate; to overwhelm. [1913 Webster]

The northern nations overflowed all Christendom. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. To flow over the brim of; to fill more than full. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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