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鈥淲as鈥 is used for the indicative past tense of 鈥渢o be,鈥 and 鈥渨ere鈥 is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of overcast

1175鈥1225; Middle English (v.); see over-, cast
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British Dictionary definitions for overcast

overcast

adjective (藞蓹蕣v蓹藢k蓱藧st)
verb (藢蓹蕣v蓹藞k蓱藧st)
to make or become overclouded or gloomy
to sew (an edge, as of a hem) with long stitches passing successively over the edge
noun (藞蓹蕣v蓹藢k蓱藧st)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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