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Overreach


OVERRE'ACH, verb transitive

1. To reach beyond in any direction; to rise above; to extend beyond.

2. To deceive by cunning, artifice or sagacity; to cheat.

OVERRE'ACH, verb intransitive Applied to horses, to strike the toe of the hind foot against the heel or shoe of the fore foot.

OVERRE'ACH, noun The act of striking the heel of the fore foot with the toe of the hind foot.