overslaugh

transitive verb
over·slaugh | \ˈōvə(r)ˌslȯ\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of overslaugh 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : to pass over or remit by overslaugh

2 : to pass over especially for an appointment or promotion in favor of another : ignore the claims of

overslaugh

noun
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plural -s

Definition of overslaugh (Entry 2 of 2)

: exemption from a duty in the British armed forces because detailed on a superior duty

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History and Etymology for overslaugh

Transitive verb

Dutch overslaan to pass over, omit, from Middle Dutch overslaen, from over + slaen to strike; akin to Old English ofer, adverb & preposition, over and to Old English slēan to strike, beat, slay

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