from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To skip or leap over; to treat with indifferences.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To skip or leap over; to treat with indifference.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To skip or leap over; pass over by leaping; hence, to omit.
- To pass by or fail to see or find; pass by or treat with indifference; neglect; slight.
And here I leave off this tale, and overskip great books of Merlin, and
My Latin tongue was forthwith corrupted, whereof by reason of discontinuance, I afterward lost all manner of use: which new kind of institution stood me in no other stead, but that at my first admittance it made me to overskip some of the lower formes, and to be placed in the highest.
And so I leave here of this tale, and overskip great books of Sir Launcelot du Lake, what great adventures he did when he was called Le Chevaler du Chariot.