Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To grow to excess ot out of shape; grow unduly.
  • v. To be grown over; overgrow; cover with growth (usually one that is excessive or unsightly).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To be grown over; grow in excess or unduly.

Etymologies

From Middle English forgrowen, from Old English forgrōwan ("to grow up, grow into, increase, overgrow"), equivalent to for- +‎ grow. (Wiktionary)

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