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overshot (adj.)

1530s, in reference to water-wheels, "driven by water shot over from above," past-participle adjective from overshoot. In old slang also "having exceeded the proper limits in drinking, drunk" (c. 1600).

updated on November 09, 2019

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Definitions of overshot from WordNet

overshot (adj.)
having an upper part projecting beyond the lower;
an overshot jaw
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.