One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Excessively weary; tired out; overcome with weariness.
with object To overcome with weariness; to overtire. Also refl. and †without object. Chiefly in pass. (frequently with by, with). Now rare.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Roberts (fl. 1585–1617), author. From over- + weary<br>late 15th century. From over- + weary.
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