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Overlook (cf. O'erlook) 1) to view from a higher place: “Titan with burning eye did hotly o. them,” Ven. 178. “the earth this climate --s,” John II, 344. “so York may o. the town of York,” H6C I, 4, 180. “and --s the highest-peering hills,” Tit. II, 1, 8 (viz the sun).
2) to look down on, to be higher than: “shall our scions . . . spirt up so suddenly into the clouds and o. their grafters?” H5 III, 5, 9.
3) to superintend, to take care of: “bequeathed to my --ing,” All's I, 1, 45.
4) to peruse: “o. this pedigree,” H5 II, 4, 90. “when thou shalt have --ed this,” Hml. IV, 6, 13.
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