Definition of overpick in US English:

overpick

noun

Weaving
  • In the design of a loom: an arrangement in which the picking arm is placed above the shuttle box, or the shuttle-driving arrangement is placed above the loom. Frequently attributive, especially in "overpick loom".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Scientific American. From over- + pick.

Pronunciation

overpick

/ˈəʊvəpɪk/