overburn

verb
over·burn | \ ˌō-vər-ˈbərn \
overburned or overburnt\ˌō-vər-ˈbərnt \; overburning

Definition of overburn 

transitive verb

: to burn (something, such as clay) too long or at a higher than normal temperature Some of the bricks were excessively dark, he explained, a sign that they had been overburned in the kiln. —Samuel C. Florman … this type of glaze will craze when overburned sufficiently … —H. H. Sortwell

First Known Use of overburn

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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