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Overreach

(Sir Giles). The counterpart of Sir Giles Mompesson, a noted usurer outlawed for his misdeeds. He is an unserupulous, grasping, proud, hard-hearted rascal in A New Way to Pay Old Debts, by Massinger.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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