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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overply.

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Examples

  • Lady Shaftesbury describes "the great, though unhappy, Handel, dejected, wan and dark, sitting by, not playing on, the harpsichord," and adds that "his light had been spent in being overplied in music's cause."

    Handel

  • The conscience, friend, to have lost them overplied

    Life of John Milton

  • Strange sounds, too, were heard, or were thought to be, by those whom anxious watching might not have left mentally undisturbed -- sounds, not only of some ringing implement, but also -- so they said -- half-suppressed screams and plainings, such as might have issued from some ghostly engine, overplied.

    The Piazza Tales

  • I'm pretty happy with the finished product (130m, 12wpi), but I overplied in a few places (it got away from me) and it's a bit less lofty that I hoped for.

    And She Knits Too!

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