Overset


Overset
Overset O`ver*set", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overset}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Oversetting}. ] 1. To turn or tip (anything) over from an upright, or a proper, position so that it lies upon its side or bottom upwards; to upset; as, to overset a chair, a coach, a ship, or a building. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To cause to fall, or to fail; to subvert; to overthrow; as, to overset a government or a plot. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

3. To fill too full. [Obs.] --Howell. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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