[ oh-ver-chek ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˌtʃɛk /
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a textile pattern having one checked design superimposed on another so that both are visible.
a fabric having this pattern.
a checkrein passing from the bit, over a horse's head, to the saddle of a harness.
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Example sentences from the Web for overcheck
One woman, in a Persian lamb jacket, spoke on the evils of the overcheck; you know how they get that wool?The Master-Knot of Human Fate|Ellis Meredith
Americans, especially, overcheck their deposits of vitality, and as bankrupts they struggle to transact daily duties.The Harris-Ingram Experiment|Charles E. Bolton
British Dictionary definitions for overcheck
/ (ˈəʊvəˌtʃɛk) /
a thin leather strap attached to a horse's bit to keep its head up
- a checked pattern laid over another checked pattern
- a fabric patterned in such a way
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