Definition of owerance in English:

owerance

noun

mass nounNorthern English, Scottish
  • Superiority or mastery.

    ‘you've not always the owerance over your doings’
    • ‘They handed out a rough sort of justice in the lands where they had owerance.’
    • ‘My mates all say that they must have t'owerance or the world will go to rot.’
    • ‘The lovely dialect here is a speech markedly not seeking t'owerance.’

Origin

Mid 16th century: from over + -ance.

Pronunciation

owerance

/ˈaʊ(ə)rəns/