verb (used with object), o·ver·spread, o·ver·spread·ing.
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The bottoms near are overspread with a dense growth of trees and vines, among which latter I noticed the Muscadine grape.Cave Regions of the Ozarks and Black Hills|Luella Agnes Owen
The loess has also overspread the high adjoining platform near the village of Plaidt above Andernach.A Manual of Elementary Geology|Charles Lyell.
It was fairly smooth and overspread by a fine sand that bore the impress of many sandaled feet.The Gilded Man|Clifford Smyth
Those fern-like forms, which on a frosty morning overspread your windowpanes, illustrate the action of the same force.Fragments of science, V. 1-2|John Tyndall
Then even that practised diplomat allowed amazement to overspread him.Little Aliens|Myra Kelly