an excess over a particular amount; surplus: After the harvest the overplus was distributed among the tenantry.
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How to use overplus in a sentence
But the undertakers should make no private advantage of such an overplus; there might be ways enough found for it.An Essay upon Projects | Daniel Defoe
Consider man, as Metchnikoff describes him, with his overplus of sex energy.The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society | Upton Sinclair
The dam was full, and through a cut-off the overplus water was escaping with a roar.Gabriel Conroy | Bert Harte
There is also an overplus of conversation through the thing that seems like talking at a mark for $2 a week.
What I was goin' to ask you, Cap'n Sproul, was whether there ain't an overplus in some departments?The Skipper and the Skipped | Holman Day
British Dictionary definitions for overplus
surplus or excess quantity
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