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Overspread meaning

overspread - 3 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Overspread
  2. 2. To spread over; to cover; as, the deluge overspread the earth.
  3. 3. To be spread or scattered over.

overspread - examples of usage

  1. He shook his head knowingly, and an air of complacency, that would be indescribable but for the word French, overspread his face. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
  2. The glow which overspread her face was not becoming, but she felt that she was a martyr in a good cause. - "A Vanished Hand", Sarah Doudney.
  3. " Lady Corbet's satisfaction at thus regaining her fugitive, expressed itself more in her countenance than her words: Sir Henry's was overspread with gloom; he scarcely spoke, but in the evening wrote a farewell letter to his friend St. Ledger, and early the next morning attended his mother from the metropolis. - "The Mysterious Wanderer, Vol. I", Sophia Reeve.
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