from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of leaping over a fence or other obstruction.
- noun An occasional trespass of cattle.
- noun The streamtide at the change of the moon.
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In these solitary regions, the cattle under the charge of our drovers subsisted themselves cheaply, by picking their food as they went along the drove-road, or sometimes by the tempting opportunity of a _start and owerloup_, or invasion of the neighbouring pasture, where an occasion presented itself.