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- v. Simple past of oversow.
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But while men were asleep, his enemy came and oversowed cockle among the wheat and went his way.
[78: 1] "When men were a sleepe, his enemy came and oversowed Cockle among the wheate, and went his way."
48 57, K. NoRDSTRAND, an iilanc! of Denmark, in the duchy of Slelwick, which was entiiely oversowed in 1634. '
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