Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb rare To sow where something has already been sown.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To sow where something has already been sown.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Anglo-Saxon ofersawan. See over- and sow.

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