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Verb: overlie (overlay,overlain,overlying)  ,ow-vu(r)'lI
  1. Lie upon; lie on top of
    "the granite overlies the older rocks"
     
  2. Kill by lying on
    "The sow overlay her piglets";
    - overlay

Derived forms: overlying, overlay, overlain, overlies

Type of: kill, lie

Encyclopedia: Overlie