overbattle

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Etymology[edit]

From over- +‎ battle ‎(fertile, fruitful). More at over-, battle.

Adjective[edit]

overbattle ‎(comparative more overbattle, superlative most overbattle)

  1. (dialectal or obsolete) Too fertile; too rich.
    For in the Church of God sometimes it cometh to pass as in over-battle grounds, the fertile disposition whereof is good. ― Hooker.

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