Definitions

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  • v. To sow where something has already been sown.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To sow where something has already been sown.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To sow over; scatter or sprinkle over.
  • To sow too much of: as, to oversow one's wheat.
  • To sow too much seed upon: as, to oversow a lot with rye.

Etymologies

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Anglo-Saxon ofersawan. See over- and sow.

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