Overlie

Definition of Overlie

O`ver`lie´
v. t.1.To lie over or upon; specifically, to suffocate by lying upon; as, to overlie an infant.
[imp. Overlay ; p. p. Overlain ; p. pr. & vb. n. Overlying.]
A woman by negligence overlieth her child in her sleeping.
- Chaucer.

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