Definition of overslaugh in English:

overslaugh

verb

[with object]US
dated
  • Pass over (someone) in favour of another.

    ‘during the war officers were often overslaughed’
    • ‘The fact that he is younger in years than other deserving officers should not be sufficient reason for overslaughing him again.’
    • ‘I, who have not only devoted my time, my talents, and my energies, to our noble and holy cause, but have perilled my life in it, am to be overslaughed to make room for Mr. Frank.’

Origin

Mid 18th century: from Dutch overslag (noun), from overslaan ‘pass over’.

Pronunciation

overslaugh

/ˈəʊvəslɔː/