O`ver*reach" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overreached (?), (Overraught (), obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Overreaching.]

1.

To reach above or beyond in any direction.

2.

To deceive, or get the better of, by artifice or cunning; to outwit; to cheat.

Shak.

 

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O`ver*reach", v. i.

1.

To reach too far

; as: (a)

To strike the toe of the hind foot against the heel or shoe of the forefoot; -- said of horses

. (b) Naut.

To sail on one tack farther than is necessary.

Shak.

2.

To cheat by cunning or deception.

 

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O"ver*reach` (?), n.

The act of striking the heel of the fore foot with the toe of the hind foot; -- said of horses.

 

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