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overreach

the error in a fast gait when the toe of a hindhoof of a horse strikes and injures the back of the pastern of the leg on the same side.

overreach boot
a circular rubber boot worn on the front foot to protect against injury by an overreaching hindhoof.
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2d DCA 1976), the court found that the husband overreached the wife under the following circumstances: Approximately 24 hours before the wedding, while the parties were shopping for wedding rings, the husband presented the wife with a prenuptial agreement in the jewelry store and gave her the ultimatum of "no agreement, no wedding.
Only one year ago, many analysts (but not this one) wrote him off as politically dead, a muscular novelty celebrity candidate who had overreached and was bound for almost certain defeat this fall.
It is commonly believed that Enron--all right, Lay and Skilling--failed because of fraud, imaginative accounting, poor oversight and a criminal CFO who overreached himself with a few too many off-balance-sheet special purpose entities.
Mason writes, "It's now clear that we overreached with the push for gay marriage.
On May 8, Ontario Judge Robert MacKinnon ruled that the rights of 17-year-old Marc Hall, a self-confessed homosexual, overreached the rights of the Durham Catholic School Board and school community.