O`ver*work" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overworked (?) or Overwrought (); p. pr. & vb. n. Overworking.]

1.

To work beyond the strength; to cause to labor too much or too long; to tire excessively; as, to overwork a horse.

2.

To fill too full of work; to crowd with labor.

My days with toil are overwrought. Longfellow.

3.

To decorate all over.

 

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O`ver*work", v. t.

To work too much, or beyond one's strength.

 

© Webster 1913.


O"ver*work`, n.

Work in excess of the usual or stipulated time or quantity; extra work; also, excessive labor.

 

© Webster 1913.

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