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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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At times, however, Berry somewhat overreaches his evidence, as when he asserts without necessary qualification that because upper-class women were accustomed to think of themselves as deferent, they "had one great advantage over men--they could surrender themselves to the march of events without losing their self-esteem" (p.
Moreover, the author overreaches when he claims that these "humanist narratives .