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checkrow

[chek-roh]Agriculture
noun
  1. 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.
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verb (used with object)
  1. 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

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