Know Your Next Word : overslaugh

1. overslaugh :

verb :

1. To pass over someone in favor of another, as in a promotion

2. To bar or to hinder

Usage :

The disgusted James Grimes told William Fessenden, "The men of brains are still overslaughed and ignored."

T. Harry Williams : Lincoln and the Radicals : University of Wisconsin Press - 1960.

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