Definition of Overhands

1. overhand [v] - See also: overhand



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overhands

overhales
overhall
overhalled
overhalling
overhalls
overhand
overhand knot
overhand knots
overhand stitch
overhanded
overhanding
overhandle
overhandled
overhandles
overhandling
overhands (current term)
overhanging
overhanging restoration
overhangs
overhappy
overhard
overharden
overhardened
overhardening
overhardens
overhardly
overhardy
overharvest
overharvested

Literary usage of Overhands

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1. A Dictionary of Military Terms by Edward Samuel Farrow (1918)
"A small slip of metal on the hilt of a sword, which overhands the scabbard; the ear of a sword. Lanier.—A strap used to fasten together parts of armor. ..."

2. History Stories of Other Lands by Arthur Guy Terry (1915)
"The city of Quebec stands on a lofty cliff which overhands that stately river. Some miles below Quebec, Wolfe landed his men; but in trying to advance ..."

3. Ways of Nature by John Burroughs (1905)
"The oriole often weaves strings into her nest; sometimes she binds and overhands the part of the rim where she alights in going in, to make it stronger, ..."

4. Under the Maples by John Burroughs (1921)
"The oriole sometimes overhands the rim of her nest with strings and fibers to make it firm, and to afford a foundation for her to perch upon, but it is like ..."

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