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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. To pass over someone in favor of another, as in a promotion.
2. To bar or to hinder.
ETYMOLOGY:From Dutch overslaan (to pass over, omit), from over + slaan (to strike).
USAGE:"The disgusted James Grimes told William Fessenden, 'The men of brains are still overslaughed and ignored.'"
T. Harry Williams; Lincoln and the Radicals; University of Wisconsin Press; 1960.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:Faith is believing what you know ain't so. -Mark Twain, author and humorist (1835-1910)
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