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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Overhear \O`ver*hear"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overheard; p. pr.
& vb. n. Overhearing.] [AS. oferhi['e]ran.]
1. To hear more of (anything) than was intended to be heard;
to hear by accident or artifice. --Shak.
2. To hear again. --Shak.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers; "We
overheard the conversation at the next table" [syn:
catch, take in, overhear]
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