overspreading

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

overspreading

  1. present participle of overspread

Noun[edit]

overspreading (plural overspreadings)

  1. That which spreads over something else.
    • 1847, Walter Henry Medhurst, A Dissertation on the Theology of the Chinese (page 252)
      But supposing that heaven had a Lord, then all included in its overspreadings and supportings, throughout the myriad of states, and within the four seas, would invariably be under the government of Heaven's Lord []