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OVERHEND, [=o]-v[.e]r-hend', _v.t._ (_Spens._) to overtake.

OVERHOLD, [=o]-v[.e]r-h[=o]ld', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to overvalue.

OVERHOURS, [=o]'v[.e]r-owrz, time beyond the regular number of hours: overtime in labour.

OVERHOUSE, [=o]'v[.e]r-hows, _adj._ stretched along the roofs, rather than on poles or underground.

OVERINFORM, [=o]-v[.e]r-in-form', _v.t._ to animate too much.

OVERISSUE, [=o]-v[.e]r-ish'[=u], _v.t._ to issue in excess, as bank-notes or bills of exchange.--_n._ O'VERISSUE, any excessive issue.

OVERJOY, [=o]-v[.e]r-joi', _v.t._ to fill with great joy: to transport with delight or gladness.--_n._ O'VERJOY, joy to excess: transport.

OVERJUMP, [=o]-v[.e]r-jump', _v.t._ to jump beyond: to pass by: neglect.

OVERKIND, [=o]-v[.e]r-k[=i]nd', _adj._ excessively kind.--_n._ OVERKIND'NESS.

OVERKING, [=o]'v[.e]r-king, _n._ a king holding sway over inferior kings or princes.

OVERKNEE, [=o]'v[.e]r-n[=e], _adj._ reaching above the knee, as waders, &c.

OVERLABOUR, [=o]-v[.e]r-l[=a]'bur, _v.t._ to labour excessively over: to be too nice with: to overwork.

OVERLADE, [=o]-v[.e]r-l[=a]d', _v.t._ to load with too great a burden.

OVERLAID, [=o]-v[.e]r-l[=a]d', _adj._ (_her._) lapping over.

OVERLAND, [=o]'v[.e]r-land, _adj._ passing entirely or principally by land, as a route, esp. that from England to India by the Suez Canal, rather than by the Cape of Good Hope.

OVERLAP, [=o]-v[.e]r-lap', _v.t._ to lap over: to lay so that the edge of one rests on that of another.--_n._ O'VERLAP (_geol._), a disposition of strata where the upper beds extend beyond the bottom beds of the same series.

OVERLAUNCH, [=o]-v[.e]r-lawnsh', _v.t._ to unite timbers by long splices or scarfs.

OVERLAY, [=o]-v[.e]r-l[=a]', _v.t._ to spread over or across: to cover completely: to smother by lying on (for _overlie_): to use overlays in printing: to cloud: to overwhelm or oppress: to span by means of a bridge.--_ns._ O'VERLAY, a piece of paper pasted on the impression-surface of a printing-press, so as to increase the impression in a place where it is too faint: (_Scot._) a cravat; OVERLAY'ING, a superficial covering: that which overlays: plating.

OVERLEAF, [=o]'v[.e]r-l[=e]f, _adv._ on the other side of the leaf of a book.

OVERLEAP, [=o]-v[.e]r-l[=e]p', _v.t._ to leap over: to pass over without notice.--OVERLEAP ONE'S SELF, to make too much effort in leaping: to leap too far.

OVERLEATHER, [=o]'v[.e]r-leth-[.e]r, _n._ (_Shak._) the upper part of a shoe or boot.

OVERLEAVEN, [=o]-v[.e]r-lev'n, _v.t._ to leaven too much: to mix too much with.

OVERLIE, [=o]-v[.e]r-l[=i]', _v.t._ to lie above or upon: to smother by lying on.

OVERLIVE, [=o]-v[.e]r-liv', _v.t._ (_B._) to live longer than: to survive.--_v.i._ to live too long: to live too fast, or so as prematurely to exhaust the fund of life.

OVERLOAD, [=o]-v[.e]r-l[=o]d', _v.t._ to load or fill overmuch.--_n._ an excessive load.

OVERLOCK, [=o]-v[.e]r-lok', _v.t._ to make the bolt of a lock go too far.

OVERLONG, [=o]-v[.e]r-long', _adj._ too long.

OVERLOOK, [=o]-v[.e]r-look', _v.t._ to look over: to see from a higher position: to view carefully: to neglect by carelessness or inadvertence: to pass by without punishment: to pardon: to slight: to bewitch by looking upon with the Evil Eye.--_n._ OVERLOOK'ER.

OVERLORD, [=o]-v[.e]r-lawrd', _n._ a lord over other lords: a feudal superior.--_n._ OVERLORD'SHIP.

OVERLUSTY, [=o]-v[.e]r-lust'i, _adj._ (_Shak._) too lusty.

OVERLY, [=o]'v[.e]r-li, _adv._ (_coll._) excessively, too.

OVERLYING, [=o]'v[.e]r-l[=i]'ing, _adj._ lying on the top.

OVERMAN, [=o]'v[.e]r-man, _n._ in mining, the person in charge of the work below ground.

OVERMAN, [=o]-v[.e]r-man', _v.t._ to keep more men than necessary on a ship, farm, &c.

OVERMANTEL, [=o]'v[.e]r-man-tl, _n._ a frame containing shelves and other decorations, and often a mirror, set on a mantel-shelf.

OVERMASTED, [=o]-v[.e]r-mast'ed, _adj._ furnished with a mast or masts too long or too heavy.

OVERMASTER, [=o]-v[.e]r-mas't[.e]r, _v.t._ to subdue, to govern: to get and keep in one's power.

OVERMATCH, [=o]-v[.e]r-mach', _v.t._ to be more than a match for: to conquer.--_n._ O'VERMATCH, one who is more than a match: one who cannot be overcome.

OVERMEASURE, [=o]'v[.e]r-mezh-[=u]r, _n._ something given over the due measure.--_v.t._ to measure too largely.

OVERMELLOW, [=o]-v[.e]r-mel'l[=o], _adj._ (_Tenn._) excessively or too mellow.

OVERMOUNT, [=o]-v[.e]r-mownt', _v.t._ to surmount: to go higher than.--_n._ O'VERMOUNT, a piece of cardboard cut in proper shape, to prevent the glass of the frame from lying too closely upon an engraving or a picture.

OVERMUCH, [=o]-v[.e]r-much', _adj._ and _adv._ too much.

OVERMULTITUDE, [=o]-v[.e]r-mul'ti-t[=u]d, _v.t._ (_Milt._) to outnumber.--_v.t._ OVERMUL'TIPLY, to repeat too often.--_v.i._ to increase to excess.

OVERNAME, [=o]-v[.e]r-n[=a]m', _v.t._ (_Shak._) to name over: to name in a series, to recount.--_n._ O'VERNAME, a surname, nickname.

OVERNEAT, [=o]-v[.e]r-n[=e]t', _adj._ unnecessarily neat.

OVERNET, [=o]-v[.e]r-net', _v.t._ to cover with a net.

OVERNICE, [=o]-v[.e]r-n[=i]s', _adj._ fastidious.--_adv._ OVERNICE'LY.

OVERNIGHT, [=o]'v[.e]r-n[=i]t, _n._ the forepart of the evening, esp. that of the day just past.--_adv._ during the night: on the evening of the day just past.

OVEROFFICE, [=o]-v[.e]r-of'is, _v.t._ (_Shak._) to lord it over by virtue of an office.

OVERPART, [=o]-v[.e]r-part' _v.t._ to assign too difficult a part to.

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