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  • Obscurus, dark, &c.), the apparent covering of the atmosphere, the overarching heaven.
  • The remaining parts of the perianth are very much smaller, and commonly are so arranged as to form a hood overarching the "column."
  • The egg may be either the earth with the overarching vault of heaven or (as in Egypt - but this is a later view) the sun.
  • Streets and avenues for the most part are paved with a smooth asphalt pavement, and many of them have two and occasionally four rows of overarching shade trees and private lawns on either side.
  • In Egypt the relation was curiously reversed; the earth-god Keb was the husband of Nut, the sky, represented sometimes as a woman, overarching the earth and supported on hands and feet, sometimes as a gigantic cow, upheld on the outstretched hands of Shu, the atmosphere.

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