- extending or repeated over the entire surface, as a decorative pattern.
- a fabric with an allover pattern.
Origin of allover
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This is Portuguese allover—indolence, piousness, poverty, impotence.Following the Equator, Complete
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Stripes in this sample group either border the edge of the cloth or make an allover pattern.Chincha Plain-weave cloths
Lila M. O'Neale
Engaged in the earlier years of the music business was Woodworth, Allover & Co.
Woodworth, Allover & Co. dealt mostly in imported French pianos and harmoniums.
The gondolas multiplied and spotted it allover; every gondola and gondolier looking, at a distance, precisely like every other.Italian Hours