O`ver*grow" (?), v. t. [imp. Overgrew (?); p. p. Overgrown (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Overgrowing.]

1.

To grow over; to cover with growth or herbage, esp. that which is rank.

The green . . . is rough and overgrown. Sir W. Scott.

2.

To grow beyond; to rise above; hence, to overcome; to oppress.

[Obs.] Mortimer. "O'ergrown with labor."

Beau. & Fl.

[Usually in the past participle.]

 

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O`ver*grow", v. i.

To grow beyond the fit or natural size; as, a huge, overgrown ox.

L'Estrange.

 

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