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over- +‎ glance


overglance (third-person singular simple present overglances, present participle overglancing, simple past and past participle overglanced)

  1. (poetic, transitive) To glance over.
    • Shakespeare
      with a cursorary eye o'erglanced the articles

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for overglance in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)