from The Century Dictionary.
- To say over; repeat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To say over; to repeat.
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- verb To
sayover again; to repeat.
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In her feeling it went far to redeem the drama that it should be related to the Hilarys by marriage, and if she had put her feeling into words, which always oversay the feelings, they would have been to the effect that the drama had behaved very well indeed, and deserved praise.
The Story of a Play A Novel William Dean Howells 1878
I cannot put these into words which would not oversay them, but they were akin to those she might have refined upon in regard to Mrs. Stowe.
Literary Friends and Acquaintance; a Personal Retrospect of American Authorship William Dean Howells 1878
"I'd been there four or five weeks, and I heard master makin 'a despod cussin' and swearin 'in the evenin', and I heard him oversay, 'I'll settle with the black cuss to-morrow; I'll have his hide tanned.'