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overcloud

[oh-ver-kloud] /ˌoʊ vərˈklaʊd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to overspread with or as if with clouds:
a summer storm that briefly overclouds the sun; to overcloud one's pleasure with solemn thoughts.
2.
to darken; obscure; make gloomy:
a childhood that was overclouded by the loss of his parents.
verb (used without object)
3.
to become clouded over or overcast:
Toward evening the sky began to overcloud.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; over- + cloud
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British Dictionary definitions for overcloud

overcloud

/ˌəʊvəˈklaʊd/
verb
1.
to make or become covered with clouds
2.
to make or become dark or dim
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Word Origin and History for overcloud
v.

1590s, from over- + cloud (v.). Related: Overclouded; overclouding.

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