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ˈkrɔsˌtʃɛk, -ˈtʃɛk, ˈkrɒs-/
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verb (used with object)
to determine the accuracy of (something) by checking it with various sources.
to execute a cross-check on (an opponent).
the act of cross-checking.
a means of cross-checking:
I examined contemporary newspaper reports as a cross-check on his account.
an obstructing or impeding of the movement or progress of an opponent by placing the stick, with both hands, across the opponent's body or face.
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British Dictionary definitions for
to verify (a fact, report, etc) by considering conflicting opinions or consulting other sources
(in ice hockey) to check illegally, as by chopping at an opponent's arms or stick
the act or an instance of crosschecking
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