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- (transitive) To agree to sell more of something than one can supply.
- (transitive) To be too eager in attempting to sell something.
- (transitive) To praise something to excess.
- (transitive, obsolete) To sell for a higher price than; to exceed in sale price.
- 1617, John Fletcher, “The Chances”, in Comedies and Tragedies […], London: […] Humphrey Robinson, […], and for Humphrey Moseley […], published 1647, OCLC 3083972, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals, and the scene number in lowercase Roman numerals):
- One whose beauty / Would oversell all Italy