O`ver*cast" (?), v. t. 1. To cast or cover over; hence, to cloud; to darken.

Those clouds that overcast your morn shall fly.

2. To compute or rate too high. Bacon.

3. (Sewing) To take long, loose stitches over (the raw edges of a seam) to prevent raveling.

O`ver*cast", v. t. (Bookbinding) To fasten, as single sheets, by overcast stitching or by folding one edge over another.