Overrake
Overrake O`ver*rake", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overraked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overraking}.] (Naut.) To rake over, or sweep across, from end to end, as waves that break over a vessel anchored with head to the sea. [1913 Webster]

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  • overrake — /oh veuhr rayk /, v.t., overraked, overraking. Naut. (of water) to break over the bow of (a ship) in a solid mass. [1590 1600; OVER + RAKE1] * * * overrakeˈ transitive verb To sweep over • • • Main Entry: ↑over …   Useful english dictionary

  • overrake — /oh veuhr rayk /, v.t., overraked, overraking. Naut. (of water) to break over the bow of (a ship) in a solid mass. [1590 1600; OVER + RAKE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Overraked — Overrake O ver*rake , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overraked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overraking}.] (Naut.) To rake over, or sweep across, from end to end, as waves that break over a vessel anchored with head to the sea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overraking — Overrake O ver*rake , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overraked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overraking}.] (Naut.) To rake over, or sweep across, from end to end, as waves that break over a vessel anchored with head to the sea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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