v. t.1.To shake over or away; to drive away; to disperse.
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somer, with thy sonne softe,/ That hast this wintres wedres overshake,/
Chaucer concludes his Parliament of Fowls with a song, a roundel whose "note" or tune he says comes from France, and which begins, "Now welcome, somer, with thy sonne softe, / That hast thes wintres wedres overshake, / And driven away the longe nyghtes blake!" (680-82)?.