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transitive verb

: to cover up : cover completely


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: something that covers over or covers completely
beneath a dense overcover of thick jungle treesG. H. Johnston
fishing rods in green baize overcoversF. M. Ford

Word History


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 16 Apr. 2024.

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