from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state or condition of being all-overish; an uncomfortable physical feeling.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pervasive feeling of uneasiness produced by apprehension or indisposition; general discomfort; malaise.
"And Charlie for general all-overishness," added Marjorie.
"Well, I feel a sort of all-overishness, a kind of lassitude and sleepiness, with a slight headache, and a dull pain which appears to be creeping up my spine."
Indeed, he truly said that he had 'been hup with him all night, and at one time thought it was all hover with him,' the all-overishness consisting of Mr. Leather being nearly all over the hack's head, in consequence of the animal shying at another drunken man lying across the road.
'all-overishness,' the dreaded curse of an African climate.
"A kind of general all-overishness, if you know what that means.
Nothin 'o' that sort, but a kind of hot all-overishness, wi 'pains that -- but you can't understand it, Stumpy, if you've never' ad it. "