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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Overrake (Naut) To rake over, or sweep across, from end to end, as waves that break over a vessel anchored with head to the sea.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • overrake To rake fore and aft, as a heavy sea a vessel at anchor with her head to the wind; sweep over.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Overrake ō-vėr-rāk′ to sweep over, as a vessel by a wave.
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