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overhang (v.)

"impend or hang over," hence "threaten," 1590s, from over- + hang (v.). Related: Overhung; overhanging (by 1560s). Middle English had overhongen "to hang over (something)," late 14c.

overhang (n.)

1864, "a projecting part;" 1883, "fact of overhanging," from overhang (v.).

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