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overage1

[oh-ver-eyj] /ˈoʊ vərˈeɪdʒ/
adjective
1.
beyond the acceptable or desired age:
overage for the draft.
2.
older than usual or expected for the activity, position, etc.:
an overage baseball player who still outperforms many rookies.
3.
too old to be serviceable; antiquated:
She drives an overage car.
Origin of overage1
1885-1890
1885-90; over- + age

overage2

[oh-ver-ij] /ˈoʊ vər ɪdʒ/
noun, Commerce
1.
an excess supply of merchandise.
2.
the value of goods in excess of the amount called for by stock records; money in excess of the amount called for by sales records.
Origin
1940-45; over- + -age
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  • But, what if these men that get the overage credited to 'em refuse to come across?

  • The victims are usually criminals, or overage or incorrigible slaves, or prisoners of war.

    Temple Trouble Henry Beam Piper
  • Many of the available tractors and combines are overage and obsolete.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
British Dictionary definitions for overage

overage

/ˌəʊvərˈeɪdʒ/
adjective
1.
beyond a specified age
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Word Origin and History for overage
n.

"a surplus amount," 1945, a banking term, coined from over on model of shortage.

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