Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To leaven too much; cause to rise and swell too much: also used figuratively.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To leaven too much; hence, to change excessively; to spoil.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete To leaven too much.
  • verb obsolete, by extension To change excessively; to spoil.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

over- +‎ leaven

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