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.

There was a cloud that overshadowed them. Mark ix. 7.

2.

Fig.: To cover with a superior influence.

Milton.

 

© Webster 1913.

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