- a blank check available in a bank for the use of a depositor in making a withdrawal from that bank.
Origin of counter check
An Americanism dating back to 1855–60
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Examples from the Web for counter check
The "counter-check quarrelsome" would have been welcome enough.Captain Desmond, V.C.
This as counter-check to his tendency to flee, leaving me in sole charge.The Land of Footprints
Stewart Edward White
They dominated without possibility of counter-check and an entire generation tolerated this condition during that terrible period.The Social Evolution of the Argentine Republic
The 80th captured the gun, and the enemy, dismayed by this counter-check, did not venture to press on further.