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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Overtop \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. [1913 Webster] 2. To go beyond; to transcend; to transgress. [1913 Webster] If kings presume to overtop the law by which they reign, . . . they are by law to be reduced into order. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. To make of less importance, or throw into the background, by superior excellence; to dwarf; to obscure. --Becon. [1913 Webster]