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overrake

[ oh-ver-reyk ]

verb (used with object)

, Nautical.
, o·ver·raked, o·ver·rak·ing.
  1. (of water) to break over the bow of (a ship) in a solid mass.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of overrake1

First recorded in 1590–1600; over- + rake 1

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