overslip

[ oh-ver-slip ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈslɪp /

verb (used with object), o·ver·slipped or o·ver·slipt, o·ver·slip·ping.Obsolete.

to leave out; miss.
to elude; evade.

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Origin of overslip

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at over-, slip1
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