Definition of Overcastings

1. overcasting [n] - See also: overcasting



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overcastings

overcareful
overcares
overcaring
overcark
overcarking
overcarried
overcarries
overcarry
overcarrying
overcarve
overcarved
overcarving
overcast
overcasted
overcasting
overcastings (current term)
overcasts
overcatch
overcatching
overcategorization
overcategorizations
overcategorize
overcategorized
overcategorizes
overcategorizing
overcaught
overcaution
overcautions
overcautious
overcautiously

Literary usage of Overcastings

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1. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1845)
"... showing, that as the Brightest Day has its overcastings, so the best men in this life have their Imperfections ; and worldly mists oftentimes interpose ..."

2. Early English Poetry, Ballads, and Popular Literature of the Middle Agesby Percy Society by Percy Society (1846)
"... showing, that as the brightest day has its overcastings, so the best men in this life have their imperfections; and worldly mists oftentimes• interpose ..."

3. The Civic Garland: A Collection of Songs from London Pageantsby Frederick William Fairholt by Frederick William Fairholt (1846)
"... when they fall or close into the full round of a globe again, showing, that as the brightest day has its overcastings, so the best men in this life ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Jackson, D.D. ...: Sometime President of Corpus Christi by Thomas Jackson (1844)
"... as the sun's brightness doth by reflexion upon the stars : they had their vicissitude of day and night, daily eclipses, overcastings many ; their chief ..."

5. The Shakespeare Society Papers by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1845)
"... showing, that as the Brightest Day has its overcastings, so the best men in this life have their Imperfections ; and worldly mists oftentimes interpose ..."

6. Transactions of the Gynaecological Society of Boston by Gynaecological Society of Boston (1889)
"When the silk is removed, the overcastings of gut will easily rub off. For uniting a skin wound, the catgut as a continuous suture is evidently not the most ..."

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