O`ver*haul" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overhauled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Overhauling.]

1.

To haul or drag over; hence, to turn over for examination; to inspect; to examine thoroughly with a view to corrections or repairs.

2. Naut.

To gain upon in a chase; to overtake.

To overhaul a tackle, to pull on the leading parts so as to separate the blocks. -- To overhaul running rigging, to keep it clear, and see that no hitch occurs.

 

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O"ver*haul` (?), O`ver*haul"ing, n.

A strict examination with a view to correction or repairs.

 

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