One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
with object To cast a shadow over; to render gloomy or dark; to overshadow. Also (occasionally) without object.
Old English; earliest use found in King Alfred (c848–899), king of the West Saxons and of the Anglo-Saxons. From over- + shade (although this is first attested later).
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