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Past tense of overbear.
References in classic literature ?
They that lagged behind the scent--they that ran before, They that shunned the level horn--they that overbore.
However, I overbore his objections by appealing to my lameness; from which I assured the natives I should speedily recover if Toby were permitted to obtain the supplies I needed.
Jailing her, Judge Peter Ross said: "The only mercy was Jodie will have quietly fallen asleep as carbon monoxide overbore her.