imp. & p. p.

  1. of Overset

v. t.

  1. To turn or tip (anything) over from an upright, or a proper, position so that it lies upon its side or bottom upwards; to upset; as, to overset a chair, a coach, a ship, or a building.
  2. To cause to fall, or to tail; to subvert; to overthrow; as, to overset a government or a plot.
  3. To fill too full.

v. i.

  1. To turn, or to be turned, over; to be upset.


  1. An upsetting; overturn; overthrow; as, the overset of a carriage.
  2. An excess; superfluity.