v. t.1.To spring or leap over.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Aurelius specifically asks for a flood tide "so great that by at least five fathoms [30 feet] it oversprings the highest rock in Brittany." But the high tide does not come during that spring or summer, or even during the next two years, and Aurelius languishes as he waits in vain.