Definition of overset in English:
verb (oversets, oversetting; past and past participle overset)[with object]
2chiefly British Overturn: he jumped up and overset the canoe
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- ‘She overset my trigonometry,’ Burns complained, ‘and set me off at a tangent from the sphere of my studies.’
- The Scriv. overset his cucurbit of corn mash with a jaundiced expletive.
- One is that the reasoning in Enderby, on which it is explicitly founded, was overset by the European Court of Justice.
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