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over- +‎ swell


overswell (third-person singular simple present overswells, present participle overswelling, simple past and past participle overswelled)

  1. To swell or rise above; to overflow.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 overswell in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)