O`ver*cast" (?), v. t.

1.

To cast or cover over; hence, to cloud; to darken.

Those clouds that overcast your morn shall fly.
Dryden.

2.

To compute or rate too high. Bacon.

3. (Sewing)

To take long, loose stitches over (the raw edges of a seam) to prevent raveling.

 

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O`ver*cast", v. t. (Bookbinding)

To fasten, as single sheets, by overcast stitching or by folding one edge over another.

 

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