from The Century Dictionary.

  • In archery, equipped with too strong a bow.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of overbow.


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  • A stupid peasant scratching his head, a couple of critical Americans picking their steps, the walls tattered and befouled breast-high, dampness and decay striking in on your heart, and the scene overbowed by these heavenly frescoes, moulering there in their airy artistry!

    Italian Hours Henry James 1879


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