from The Century Dictionary.
- Uppermost; highest.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective obsolete Over the rest in authority; above all others; highest.
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- adjective obsolete Over the rest in
authority; above all others; highest.
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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.
'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.
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.