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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 over·hand /ˈovɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·hand, a.
 1. Sewing Over and over; -- applied to a style of sewing, or to a seam, in which two edges, usually selvedges, are sewed together by passing each stitch over both.
 2. Baseball, Cricket, Tennis, etc. Done (as pitching or bowling) with the hand higher than the elbow, or the arm above, or higher than, the shoulder; as, an overhand pitch; an overhand stroke.
 Overhand knot. See Illustration of Knot.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·hand, adv. In an overhand manner or style.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·hand n.
 1. The upper hand; advantage; superiority; mastery.
    He had gotten thereby a great overhand on me.   --Sir T. More.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: with hand brought forward and down from above shoulder
             level; "an overhand pitch"; "an overhand stroke" [syn:
              overhanded, overarm] [ant: underhand]
      2: sewn together with overhand stitches (close vertical
         stitches that pass over and draw the two edges together)
         [syn: oversewn]