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O`ver*cast" (&ō;`v&etilde_;r*k&adot_;st"), v. t. 1. To cast or cover over; hence, to cloud; to darken.
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Those clouds that overcast your morn shall fly. Dryden.
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2. To compute or rate too high. Bacon.
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3. (Sewing) To take long, loose stitches over (the raw edges of a seam) to prevent raveling.
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4. (Bookbinding) To fasten, as single sheets, by overcast stitching or by folding one edge over another.
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o`ver*cast" (?), a. 1. (Meteorology) Completely or almost completely covered over with clouds; -- of the sky.

2. (Sewing) Sewn by overcasting.