Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To overshadow; shade; darken; cloud.
- In zoology, lying under a projecting part: specifically said of the abdomen when it is concealed under the posterior thoracic segments, as in certain Arachnida.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. rare To shade; to darken; to cloud.
- Latin obumbratus, past participle of obumbrare to overshadow, cloud; ob + umbrare to shade. (Wiktionary)
“Boars; Structures in themfelves beautiful, but at the Expence of that noble Roman Way, the Via Iceno - rum, that leads through the Parifh, which they nar - row and obumbrate. —”
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