verb (used with object), o·ver·wrote, o·ver·writ·ten, o·ver·writ·ing.
verb (used without object), o·ver·wrote, o·ver·writ·ten, o·ver·writ·ing.
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Historical Examples of overwritten
The life of Borrow, unlike that of most famous men of letters, has not been overwritten.Immortal Memories
No hand had overwritten the label of that book there raising it to the peerage, as it were.Angela's Business
Henry Sydnor Harrison
Last night they have overwritten all the city walls with 'Up with the republic!'Life of Lord Byron, Vol. IV
Here the city is all overwritten with black-letter, and the glad Italian sun makes the effect so much the stronger.Passages From the French and Italian Notebooks, Volume 2
In virtuality, the sequentiality of written language is overwritten by the very configurational nature of the context.The Civilization of Illiteracy