overstring

[ oh-ver-string ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈstrɪŋ /

verb (used with object), o·ver·strung; o·ver·strung or (Rare) o·ver·stringed; o·ver·string·ing.

Music. to arrange the strings of (a piano) so that the bass strings cross over the treble.
Archery. to string (a bow) too tightly.

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Origin of overstring

First recorded in 1875–80; over- + string
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