overlook (v.) Old form(s): ore-look'd , orelooke, o're-looke , ouerlook'd , ouer-looke
look over, peruse, read through
H5 II.iv.90[Exeter to French King, of King Henry] He sends you this most memorable line ... / Willing you overlook this pedigree
Ham IV.vi.14[Horatio reading Hamlet's letter to him] when thou shalt have overlooked this
KL V.i.50[Albany to disguised Edgar] I will o'erlook thy paper
MND II.ii.127[Lysander to Helena, of her eyes] where I o'erlook / Love's stories written in love's richest book
TG I.ii.50[Julia alone] I would I had o'erlooked the letter
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