overmatched (adj.) Old form(s): o're-matcht, ore-matcht
outnumbered, faced with superior strength
1H6 IV.iv.11[Captain to Somerset] Sir William Lucy, who with me / Set from our o'ermatched forces forth for aid
3H6 I.iv.64[York to and of his enemies] So true men yield, with robbers so o'ermatched
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