overclothe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v overclothe dress too warmly "You should not overclothe the child--she will be too hot"
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Usage

In literature:

I've been sent to look for her with these overclothes and umbrella.
"Two on a Tower" by Thomas Hardy
Rainy, foggy weather was the rule, and "oilers" and rubber boots the prevailing fashion in overclothing.
"A Gunner Aboard the "Yankee"" by Russell Doubleday
The package was heavy, but I must carry it lightly under my arm, as if it were only overclothes.
"Danger Signals" by John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady
It is caused by overfeeding, being overclothed, and sweating in hot weather.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
Also, to an officer overclothing himself.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
But when they quit he climbed down, took off his overclothes, folded them carefully and carried them away with him.
"Snow on the Headlight" by Cy Warman
The package was heavy, but I must carry it lightly under my arm, as if it were only overclothes.
"Stories of the Railroad" by John A. Hill
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