Sentence Examples


  • In 1884-1890 he was an overseer of Harvard College.
  • "God be thanked," thought the overseer, "the storm has blown over!"
  • Bancroft was "the chief overseer" of the authorized version of the Bible.
  • The Flamen Dialis, each of the Vestals, the magister vicorum (overseer of the sections into which the city was divided) were also accompanied by lictors.
  • On the other hand, there is an epithet Asir or Ashir ("overseer") applied to several gods and particularly to the deity Asur, a fact which introduced a third element of confusion into the discussion of the name Assur.