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  • He knew the meaning of its overcast appearance, and the circle which surrounded it. Cited from The King's Arrow, by H. A. Cody
  • It was dark again now, and the sky was becoming rapidly overcast. Cited from Ben Blair, by Will Lillibridge
  • Wind with overcast threatening sky continued to a late hour last night. Cited from Scott's Last Expedition Volume I, by Captain R. F. Scott
  • The afternoon cleared up a little but after dark the sky was overcast. Cited from Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, by Mitchell
  • It could simply mean an overcast day, although Mark certainly uses it for dramatic effect here.
  • While climbing up their sides, the sky, which had been bright blue, now became overcast. Cited from Woodside, by Caroline Hadley
  • We don't care now for the clouds that overcast the morning. Cited from The Ordeal, by Charles Egbert Craddock
  • Wind north-north-east; sky very much overcast to southward and round by west to north. Cited from McKinlay's Journal of Exploration. . .Australia, by John McKinlay
  • In the evening the entire sky was overcast and not a star was to be seen. Cited from Combed Out, by Fritz August Voigt [AKA: F.A.V.]
  • Overcast days are rare; most days include four to eight hours of sunshine from morning through early afternoon.
  • The match was played on a dry surface in overcast conditions.
  • His face was grave, as he greeted his old friend, his eyes a little overcast and heavy. Cited from The Brentons, by Anna Chapin Ray
  • The night was pitch dark with an overcast sky, making flying extremely difficult.
  • Cold march, very chilly wind, overcast sky, difficult to see surface or course. Cited from Scott's Last Expedition Volume I, by Captain R. F. Scott
  • When the whole foundation is finished, run a thread over the whole surface and overcast it. Cited from Encyclopedia of Needlework, by Therese de Dillmont
  • The sky had continued overcast although no rain fell after the evening of the 13th. Cited from Interior of Eastern Australia, Vol 2 (of 2), by Thomas Mitchell
  • The sky had become overcast, but though we could not see the sun, we knew that it must be near setting. Cited from Adventures in Australia, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • It was three-quarter moon that night, and although the sky was frequently overcast it was at no time dark. Cited from Lore of Proserpine, by Maurice Hewlett
  • The two little girls, the younger only three years, are both overcasting seams. Cited from White Slaves, by Louis A Banks
  • And never since the day you signed the treaty of Paris, has our horizon been so overcast. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 3 (of 4), ed. by T.J. Randolph
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Words starting with overcast

Meaning of overcast

  • noun A long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling
  • noun A cast that falls beyond the intended spot
  • verb Make overcast or cloudy
    Fall weather often overcasts our beaches
  • verb Sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches
  • verb Sew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next
    overcast books