Definitions

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  • adv. Over that.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Over that.

Etymologies

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From Middle English therover, tharover, equivalent to there +‎ over. Cognate with Dutch daarover ("thereover"), Middle Low German darover ("thereover"), German darüber ("thereover"), Danish derover ("thereover"), Swedish däröver ("thereover").

Examples

  • And she took his words well, and they fell to counsel together thereover, and she said it would be great goodhap if it might be brought about.

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • Helgi was lord and ruler over the army, but Sinfjotli was gotten to be his fellow herein; the twain bare sway thereover.

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • Then he entered the pavilion and mounting the throne, fell asleep under the tent set up thereover.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Then he conjured as before and meat was set before him and he ate and then wine when he drank; after which he took a cup of water and muttering certain words thereover, sprinkled it on the ass Ali, saying, “Quit this form and return to thy former shape.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Two things there be, an blood-tears thereover, viii.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • So they fell to the lesson, and she became eager thereover, and learned fast, and clave to the work, while his soul was tormented with longing for her.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • When we had seen the last of you, dear Birdalone, that early morning, we turned back again to the house as speedily and as covertly as we might, lest the witch might espy our disarray and question us thereover.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • She was so clad, that she had on a green gown with broidered sleeves, and thereover

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • And he said no word to her thereover, save thanks and praises for the kindness of her story.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • Subject to limitations imposed by the attachment order, the commander of the formation, unit, or organization receiving the attachment will exercise the same degree of command and control thereover as he does over units and persons organic to his command.

    FM 44-48 - Glossary

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