strikeover

noun
strike·​over | \ ˈstrīk-ˌō-vər How to pronounce strikeover (audio) \

Definition of strikeover

: an act or instance of striking a typewriter character on a spot occupied by another character

First Known Use of strikeover

1938, in the meaning defined above

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