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checkrow

[ chek-roh ]
/ ˈtʃɛkˌroʊ /
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noun
one of a number of rows of trees or plants, especially corn, in which the distance between adjacent trees or plants is equal to that between adjacent rows.
verb (used with object)
to plant in checkrows.
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Origin of checkrow

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; check1 + row1
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British Dictionary definitions for checkrow

checkrow
/ (ˈtʃɛkˌrəʊ) US agriculture /

noun
a row of plants, esp corn, in which the spaces between adjacent plants are equal to those between adjacent rows to facilitate cultivation
verb
(tr) to plant in checkrows
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