Definitions

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  • v. To overhaul; overtake.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To overhaul; overtake.

Etymologies

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From earlier forhail, equivalent to for- +‎ hale. Compare Danish forhale ("to delay"), Swedish förhala ("to protract, prolong, retard").

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