Overwound



[oh-ver-wahynd] /ˌoʊ vərˈwaɪnd/

verb (used with object), overwound, overwinding.
1.
to beyond the proper limit; too far:
He must have overwound his watch.
/ˌəʊvəˈwaɪnd/
verb -winds, -winding, -wound
1.
(transitive) to wind (a watch) beyond the proper limit

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