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check rail

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noun
  1. (in a window sash) a meeting rail, especially one closing against the corresponding rail with a diagonal or rabbeted overlap.
Compare plain rail.

Origin of check rail

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for checkrail

checkrail

noun
  1. British another word for guardrail (def. 2)
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