from The Century Dictionary.
- To sow over; scatter or sprinkle over.
- To sow too much of: as, to
- To sow too much seed upon: as, to
oversowa lot with rye.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb rare To sow where something has already been sown.
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- verb To
sowwhere something has already been sown.
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Anglo-Saxon ofersawan. See over- and sow.
Keep it (quoth he) for fear of thieves, for danger of enemies, lest when men be asleep, they oversow cockle among that good seed of wheat, which the Son of man hath sowed in His field.