Part of speech: verb

To cover, as the sky with clouds.

Part of speech: verb

To sew ( an edge) with long wrapping, stitches.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "overcast":

  1. The house and forest stood laden with snow in the dim light which fell from a heavy overcast sky. - "Under a Charm, Vol. III. (of III) A Novel", E. Werner.
  2. The sky had become overcast, and rain had begun to fall. - "On the Banks of the Amazon", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. That he was successful in accomplishing the latter, was very plain; for the landlord's countenance steadily lost color, and became overcast with alarm. - "Ten Nights in a Bar Room", T. S. Arthur.