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verb (used with object), o·ver·slipped or o·ver·slipt, o·ver·slip·ping. Obsolete.
  1. to leave out; miss.
  2. to elude; evade.
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Origin of overslip

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at over-, slip1
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Historical Examples of overslip

  • I say, believe this, and you will make haste to give while you may, lest your opportunity should overslip you.

    A Christian Directory (Part 4 of 4)

    Richard Baxter