Definition of overlade in US English:

overlade

verb

archaic
  • with object To load with too heavy a burden, to overload; to overburden. Now only in pass.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. From over- + lade. Compare Middle Dutch overladen (Dutch overladen), Old High German ubarhladan (Middle High German überladen, German überladen).

Pronunciation

overlade

/ˌəʊvəˈleɪd/