O`ver*charge" (?), v. t. [Cf. Supercharge, Surcharge.]

1.

To charge or load too heavily; to burden; to oppress; to cloy.

Sir W. Raleigh.

2.

To fill too full; to crowd.

Our language is overcharged with consonants. Addison.

3.

To charge excessively; to charge beyond a fair rate or price.

4.

To exaggerate; as, to overcharge a description.

Overcharged mine. Mil. See Globe of compression, under Globe.

 

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O`ver*charge", v. i.

To make excessive charges.

 

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O"ver*charge` (?), n. [Cf. Supercargo, Supercharge.]

1.

An excessive load or burden.

2.

An excessive charge in an account.

 

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