overstring

overstring

[oh-ver-string]
verb (used with object), overstrung; overstrung or (Rare) overstringed; overstringing.
1.
Music. to arrange the strings of (a piano) so that the bass strings cross over the treble.
2.
Archery. to string (a bow) too tightly.

Origin:
1875–80; over- + string

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