Overcasts vs Overmasts - What's the difference?

overcasts | overmasts |


As a noun overcasts

is .

As a verb overmasts is

(overmast).

overcasts

English

Noun

(head)
  • overmasts

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (overmast)

  • overmast

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To furnish with a mast or masts overly tall or heavy.
  • 1838 , (editor), The works of Benjamin Franklin , Volume 6,
  • :: The double desire of being able to overtake a weaker flying enemy, or to escape when pursued by a stronger, has induced the owners to overmast their cruisers, and to spread too much canvass; ...