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noun (1)

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


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noun (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

Word History


Noun (1)

over entry 3 + check (checkrein)

Noun (2)

over entry 3 + check (pattern in squares)

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“Overcheck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overcheck. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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