Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Over the rest in authority; above all others; highest.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Over the rest in authority; above all others; highest.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Uppermost; highest.

Etymologies

over +‎ -most (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For of fire he taketh red colour in the overmost part, and of earth green in the nethermost, and of the air a manner of brown colour, and of water somedeal blue in the middle.

    Mediaeval Lore from Bartholomew Anglicus

  • 'If ye shall go in a galley, make your covenant with the patron betime; and choose you a place in the said galley in the overmost stage.

    The Age of Erasmus Lectures Delivered in the Universities of Oxford and London

  • Also the rasure or shaving which is on the overmost part of the head signifieth that between God and them ought to be nothing ne mean that should displease God, but their love should be in God without any letting and empeshment and should address in him their thoughts.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 3

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