from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Informal A feeling of great unease or extreme nervousness.
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But it never give me the all-overs like it does now, some way.
I never know'd what the all-overs wuz tell thes about a hour before me an 'Teague wuz married.
But this is the place to cure "em in; this is the place where the all-overs is smoked off."
She looks lonesome, an 'she's got one er them kinder fur-away looks in her eyes that gives me the all-overs. "