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o·ver·throw • v. / ˌōvərˈ[unvoicedth]rō/ (past -threw; past part. -thrown) [tr.] 1. remove forcibly from power: military coups which had attempted to overthrow the king. ∎  put an end to (something), typically by the use of force or violence: their subversive activities are calculated to overthrow parliamentary democracy. ∎ archaic knock or throw to the ground: one who is already prostrate cannot be overthrown. 2. throw (a ball) further or harder than intended: he grips the ball too tight and overthrows it. ∎  throw a ball beyond (a receiving player): he overthrew a receiver in the end zone. • n. / ˈōvərˌ[unvoicedth]rō/ 1. [in sing.] a removal from power; a defeat or downfall: plotting the overthrow of the government. 2. (in baseball and other games) a throw that sends a ball past its intended recipient or target. 3. a panel of decorated wrought-iron work above an arch or gateway.

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overthrow.
1. Ornamental iron structure set between upright gate-piers or standards and over the gates.

2. Arched iron support for a lamp between gate-piers or standards.

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