Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An alphabetical or systematic list of names of persons or things, intended for purposes of reference, registration, comparison, or verification: as, a check-list of birds; the Smithsonian check-list of shells. Specifically
- n. In U.S. politics, a list of all the qualified voters in a town, ward, or voting precinct, on which, in order to prevent frauds at elections, primary meetings, or caucuses, the names of voters may be checked or marked as they vote. Also called hand-list.
“Yes, there was also opposition, he said, to what he now calls the check-list manifesto - from those who disliked the insult to their intelligence or hated the tick box culture per se - and yes, check-lists could be done well or badly.”
“There is no agreed check-list or pre-approved sequence for such interventions.”
“What is Protestant per se about rejecting someone's views based on a doctrinal check-list or an ideological norm?”
“What you mean by "in no relevant sense" seems to be "his beliefs are not endorsed as our beliefs", which is fair enough ... but it seems rather Protestant to cast off Schmitt's Catholicism based on a doctrinal check-list or an ideological norm.”
“Wednesday, October 07, 2009 at 07: 21 AM but it seems rather Protestant to cast off Schmitt's Catholicism based on a doctrinal check-list or an ideological norm.”
“So on the chance you may know someone with a debilitating affinity for Chevy Chevelles and Pontiac GTOs, we've created a check-list of 10 ways to spot a muscle-car guy -- or diagnose the condition in yourself.”
“Of [the books] in the check-list below, some achieve a certain uniform competence, ... but otherwise there is nothing for a reviewer to say except to hope that they will find their audience.”
“I had it all planned out in check-list form which scenes came when.”
“Make a copy of the check-list and stick it on your fridge so that the next time you feel like nosing around in the freezer for that 20-inch pizza that you forgot to throw out, the list will stop you in your tracks.”
“Their check-list, born out of travel guides and personal exchanges, causes stress and requires exactitude.”
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