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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sur·feit /ˈsɝfət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sur·feit n.
 1. Excess in eating and drinking.
    Let not Sir Surfeit sit at thy board.   --Piers Plowman.
    Now comes the sick hour that his surfeit made.   --Shak.
 2. Fullness and oppression of the system, occasioned often by excessive eating and drinking.
    To prevent surfeit and other diseases that are incident to those that heat their blood by travels.   --Bunyan.
 3. Disgust caused by excess; satiety.
    Matter and argument have been supplied abundantly, and even to surfeit.   --Burke.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sur·feit, v. i.
 1. To load the stomach with food, so that sickness or uneasiness ensues; to eat to excess.
    They are as sick that surfeit with too much as they that starve with nothing.   --Shak.
 2. To indulge to satiety in any gratification.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sur·feit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Surfeited; p. pr. & vb. n. Surfeiting.]
 1. To feed so as to oppress the stomach and derange the function of the system; to overfeed, and produce satiety, sickness, or uneasiness; -- often reflexive; as, to surfeit one's self with sweets.
 2. To fill to satiety and disgust; to cloy; as, he surfeits us with compliments.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of being more than full [syn: excess, overabundance]
      2: the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall [syn:
         glut, oversupply]
      3: eating until excessively full [syn: repletion]
      v 1: supply or feed to surfeit [syn: cloy]
      2: indulge (one's appetite) to satiety