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- adjective Uppermost; outermost.
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- adjective obsolete
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After that Manasses her husband died, anon she went into the overest part of her house in which she made a privy bed, which she and her servants closed, and having on her body a hair, had fasted all the days of her life save
It is said in the History Scholastic that David the king, willing to increase and make more the service of God, instituted twenty-four bishops or high priests, of whom one was overest and greatest, and was named prince of the priests, and he ordained that each priest should serve a week.
And this pinnacle after long time fell, and remained in the overest part of the temple.
And this is signified in Tobit, where Raphael bound the devil in the overest desert.