Definitions of overspread

  1. To spread over; to cover; as, the deluge overspread the earth. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To be spread over. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. spread across or over; "A big oil spot spread across the water" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. To cover or scatter over; to be scattered over. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
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Usage examples for overspread

  1. The golden skirts of day were yet lingering upon the hills, but deep shades obscured the hollow and the pool, as if sombre night were rising thence to overspread the world. – From-Twice-Told-Tales by Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  2. When I looked into things, I saw everywhere the same melancholy, every face wore a look of frightened cunning, speech was everywhere broken and halting- the world seemed overspread with a mournful mist that hid every gleam of light and extinguished every joy. – Stories and Pictures by Isaac Loeb Peretz