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

1.

Watchful care; superintendence; general supervision.

2.

An overlooking; an omission; an error.

Hooker.

3.

Escape from an overlooked peril.

[R.] "His fool-happy oversight."

Spenser.

Syn. -- Superintendence; supervision; inspection; overlooking; inadvertence; neglect; mistake; error; omission.

 

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