overhang

All Noun Verb
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  • The river has cut into these until they overhang, some of them twenty-five feet or over. Cited from Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico, by E. L. Kolb
  • In about three minutes they came to a small house which was overhung by trees. Cited from The Crock of Gold, by James Stephens
  • From the rock overhung also a tree at the very edge of the water. Cited from The Romance of Elaine, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • In fact, the stone above actually overhung just beyond where I first landed. Cited from The Red One, by Jack London
  • It must have strength to support safely its own overhanging weight when moving. Cited from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3
  • They were still half way out on the overhang of the extension arm. Cited from Out of the Primitive, by Robert Ames Bennet
  • The bridge has a length of, including the overhang at each end, is wide and high.
  • Then her eye rose to the overhanging branch of a shade-tree near them. Cited from Gentle Julia, by Booth Tarkington
  • They even overhung in places, but this I did not then know. Cited from The Junior Classics, V8, Edited by W. Patten
  • The track itself is actually a small stream with big rocks overhanging in some places along the track.
  • It is about two hundred yards wide, and its banks are overhung with trees on each side. Cited from Voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2), by John MacGillivray
  • A hundred yards to our left, still overhung by the woods, it turned south. Cited from The Cavalier, by George Washington Cable
  • But he felt that a something was wrong, that a something overhung the party. Cited from The Long Night, by Stanley Weyman
  • These trains overhang the platform at either end and only open one door on each of the end cars.
  • Upon its branches that overhung the water a very singular appearance presented itself. Cited from The Bush Boys, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • As each sheet overhung its boat, any water that might fall upon it was at once run off. Cited from The Giant of the North, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Many break through the massive overhangs near the top of the wall.
  • It was pretty dark, and in some parts of the road where the rocks overhung nearly quite dark. Cited from The Princess and the Goblin, by George MacDonald 3
  • Many of these rocks are left in their natural position, and overhang the houses which have been built among them. Cited from Forty Years in South China, by Rev. John Gerardus Fagg
  • How could he for one moment have forgotten that awful shadow overhanging his life! Cited from At the Time Appointed, by A. Maynard Barbour
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Words starting with overhang

Meaning of overhang

  • noun Projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else
  • verb Project over
  • verb Be suspended over or hang over
    This huge rock beetles over the edge of the town