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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - To skip for promotion; Hinder, obstruct.

Usage examples (5)
  • Therefore, the promotion of General Sheridan to be lieutenant - general did not "overslaugh" Thomas, but it did Meade and Halleck.
  • But these subjects took a somewhat loftier tone, than the contemplation of an exchange of orderly duty, or an overslaugh of guard.
  • Well, we run under that breeze down to the overslaugh, and got aground, and then my joy was turned into sorrow.
  • And did n't he himself sit down on that bench as one of the five added judges, who were to overslaugh the four old ones, getting his name of "judge" in that way, and no... for more
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