from The Century Dictionary.

  • To close over; overshadow.


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  • Richard Aubrey hits upon an important point among Jewish voters - many of their votes are negative, against certain Christians such as I, for example, who they fear as being overclose to right-wing fascists.

    Jewish voters and Obama 2010

  • Broussard, however, criticizes FAAN for scaring parents about the prevalence and seriousness of allergies, for creating the impression that large numbers of children are at risk of death through anaphylactic shock, and for overclose ties to the adrenalin injector industry.

    Our Reactions to Allergy Reaction Reactions Steve Carper 2008

  • We were standin 'in to make some sort o' light, an 'we near walked over twa three fishin'-boats, an' they cried us we were overclose to

    The Day's Work - Volume 1 Rudyard Kipling 1900


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