Overcarry
Overcarry \O`ver*car"ry\ ([=o]"v[~e]r*k[a^]r"r[y^]), v. t. & i. To carry too far; to carry beyond the proper point. --Hayward. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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