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overrake

[ oh-ver-reyk ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈreɪk /
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verb (used with object), o·ver·raked, o·ver·rak·ing.Nautical.

(of water) to break over the bow of (a ship) in a solid mass.

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Origin of overrake

First recorded in 1590–1600; over- + rake1
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