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overlie

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Verb (usu participle)
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o=ver=lie

CIDE DICTIONARY

overliev. t. 
     To lie over or upon; specifically, to suffocate by lying upon; as, to overlie an infant.  Quain.  [1913 Webster]
    "A woman by negligence overlieth her child in her sleeping."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

overlie, v.tr. (-lying; past -lay; past part. -lain)
1 lie on top of.
2 smother (a child etc.) by lying on top.

THESAURUS

overlie

arch over, bestraddle, bestride, bridge, extend over, hang over, imbricate, jut, lap, lap over, lie over, overarch, overhang, overlap, override, ride, shingle, span

ROGET THESAURUS

overlie

Covering

VB cover, superpose, superimpose, overlay, overspread, wrap, encase, incase, face, case, veneer, pave, paper, tip, cap, bind, bulkhead, bulkhead in, clapboard, coat, paint, varnish, pay, incrust, stucco, dab, plaster, tar, wash, besmear, bedaub, anoint, do over, gild, plate, japan, lacquer, lacker, enamel, whitewash, parget, lay it on thick, overlie, overarch, endome, conceal, anodize, galvanize.


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