O`ver*top"(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overtopped (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Overtopping.] 1. To rise above the top of; to exceed in height; to tower above. "To o'ertop old Pelion." Shak.
2. To go beyond; to transcend; to transgress.
If kings presume to overtop the law by which they reign, . . . they are by law to be reduced into order.Milton.
3. To make of less importance, or throw into the background, by superior excellence; to dwarf; to obscure.
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