Definitions for overlieˌoʊ vərˈlaɪ

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  1. overlie(verb)

    lie upon; lie on top of

    "the granite overlies the older rocks"

  2. overlie, overlay(verb)

    kill by lying on

    "The sow overlay her piglets"

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  1. overlie(Verb)

    To lie over or upon

  2. overlie(Verb)

    To suffocate by lying upon; as, to overlie an infant.


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