noun (1)

Definition of overcheck 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a checkrein passing between the ears of a horse — compare sidecheck


noun (2)

Definition of overcheck (Entry 2 of 2)

: a textile design usually consisting of two checked patterns of different size or color so made that one is superimposed on the other also : a fabric with such a design

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History and Etymology for overcheck

Noun (1)

over entry 3 + check (checkrein)

Noun (2)

over entry 3 + check (pattern in squares)

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