oversail

verb

Definition of oversail

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to lay (as bricks or stones) so that one projects beyond another upon which it rests; also :  to cover by a roof or arch of such construction

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to project or jut out beyond the base

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Origin and Etymology of oversail

1over + obsolete English sail to project, sally, from Middle French saillir to sally, leap, dance — more at sally


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