overcover

transitive verb

Definition of overcover

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to cover up : cover completely

overcover

noun

Definition of overcover (Entry 2 of 2)

: something that covers over or covers completely beneath a dense overcover of thick jungle trees— G. H. Johnston fishing rods in green baize overcovers— F. M. Ford

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History and Etymology for overcover

Transitive verb

Middle English overcoveren, from over entry 1 + coveren to cover

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“Overcover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overcover. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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