Definition of Overhands
1. overhand [v] - See also: overhand
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Literary usage of Overhands
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Military Terms by Edward Samuel Farrow (1918)
"A small slip of metal on the hilt of a sword, which overhands the scabbard; the ear of a sword. Lanier.—A strap used to fasten together parts of armor. ..."
2. History Stories of Other Lands by Arthur Guy Terry (1915)
"The city of Quebec stands on a lofty cliff which overhands that stately river. Some miles below Quebec, Wolfe landed his men; but in trying to advance ..."
3. Ways of Nature by John Burroughs (1905)
"The oriole often weaves strings into her nest; sometimes she binds and overhands the part of the rim where she alights in going in, to make it stronger, ..."
4. Under the Maples by John Burroughs (1921)
"The oriole sometimes overhands the rim of her nest with strings and fibers to make it firm, and to afford a foundation for her to perch upon, but it is like ..."