from The Century Dictionary.
- 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb rare To shade; to darken; to cloud.
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- verb To
shade; to darken; to cloud.
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Latin obumbratus, past participle of obumbrare to overshadow, cloud; ob + umbrare to shade.
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. —