from The Century Dictionary.
- To render slow; check; curb.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb obsolete To render slow; to check; to curb.
- adjective Too slow.
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- adjective Too
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Alberich's nominal reason for indulging his present passion for hurting -- he is haling Mime by the ear -- is that the latter is overslow with certain piece of work which, with minute instructions, he has been ordered to do.
The process is overslow for perfect adequacy, but it exists.