Word of the Day: OVERSLOP

Old English oferslop (in Old Norse yfirsloppr), 
from over- + slop (a smock)

“…By cause of which men sholde hym reuerence
That of his worshipe rekketh he so lite
His ouerslope nys nat worth a myte
As in effect to hym / so moot I go
It is al baudy and to-tore also

From: Canon’s Yeoman’s Tale
By: Geoffrey Chaucer, c1395

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