overslaugh
Noun

overslaugh (plural overslaughs)

  1. (US, dialect) A bar in a river.
Verb

overslaugh (overslaughs, present participle overslaughing; past and past participle overslaughed)

  1. (US, dialect, slang, transitive) To hinder or stop, as by an overslaugh or impediment.
    to overslaugh a bill in a legislative body
    to overslaugh a military officer (= to hinder his promotion or employment)



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