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1(of the sky or weather) marked by a covering of gray clouds; dull:a chilly overcast day 2(in sewing) edged with stitching to prevent fraying.
clouds covering a large part of the sky:the sky was leaden with overcast
(past and past participle overcast) [with object]
1cover with clouds or shade:the pebbled beach, overcast with the shadows of the high cliffs 2stitch over (an unfinished edge) to prevent fraying:finish off the raw edge of the hem by overcasting it