Overshade
Overshade \O`ver*shade`\, v. t. [AS. ofersceadwian. See {Over}, and {Shade}, and cf. {Overshadow}.] To cover with shade; to render dark or gloomy; to overshadow. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • overshade — [ō΄vər shād′] vt. overshaded, overshading OVERSHADOW …   English World dictionary

  • overshade — /oh veuhr shayd /, v.t., overshaded, overshading. 1. to cast shade over. 2. to make dark or gloomy. [1580 90; OVER + SHADE] * * * …   Universalium

  • overshade — verb To cast a shadow over, to overshadow. as a veil, / Waved and oershading her wan cheek, appears / Her streaming hair [...] …   Wiktionary

  • overshade — /oʊvəˈʃeɪd/ (say ohvuh shayd) verb (t) (overshaded, overshading) 1. to cast a shade over. 2. to make dark or gloomy …   Australian English dictionary

  • overshade — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to cover with shade : overshadow …   Useful english dictionary

  • Overshadow — O ver*shad ow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overshadowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overshadowing}. ] [Cf. {Overshade}. ] 1. To throw a shadow, or shade, over; to darken; to obscure. [1913 Webster] There was a cloud that overshadowed them. Mark ix. 7. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overshadowed — Overshadow O ver*shad ow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overshadowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overshadowing}. ] [Cf. {Overshade}. ] 1. To throw a shadow, or shade, over; to darken; to obscure. [1913 Webster] There was a cloud that overshadowed them. Mark ix. 7 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overshadowing — Overshadow O ver*shad ow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overshadowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overshadowing}. ] [Cf. {Overshade}. ] 1. To throw a shadow, or shade, over; to darken; to obscure. [1913 Webster] There was a cloud that overshadowed them. Mark ix. 7 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Charles Darwin (1758–1778) — Charles Darwin (3 September 1758–15 May 1778) was the oldest son of Erasmus Darwin (1731–1802) and Mary Howard (1740–1770), and was the uncle of the famous naturalist Charles Robert Darwin. He showed considerable promise while studying medicine… …   Wikipedia

  • overshadow — v. a. 1. Overshade, overcloud. 2. Shelter, protect, cover, hover over …   New dictionary of synonyms

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