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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Overstay \O`ver*stay"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overstayedor Overstaid; p. pr. & vb. n. Overstaying.] To stay beyond the time or the limits of; as, to overstay the appointed time; to overstay one's welcome. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]