overlook (v.) Old form(s): ouer-looke , ouer-lookes
rise above, look down on
H5 III.v.9[Dauphin to all, of the English] Shall a few sprays of us ... / Spirt up so suddenly into the clouds, / And overlook their grafters?
Tit II.i.8[Aaron alone, of the sun] overlooks the highest-peering hills
Ven.178[of Venus and Adonis] Titan ... / With burning eye did hotly overlook them
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