- over- + check (Wiktionary)
“For Lady Sarah, I did a lime wool coat with wide revers, the fabric having a very fine overcheck of black.”
““Was it a rather large brown and white check with an overcheck of black?””
“Persian lamb jacket, spoke on the evils of the overcheck; you know how they get that wool?”
“To be sure, Wilkes had more in the 'thirty list, but the Clays had brains, and were cheerful; they neither lugged nor hung back, whereas you always had to lay whip to a Wilkes in order to get along a bit, or else use a gag and overcheck.”
“Troglodyte Homonculus longsleeve flannel shirt XL - white / grey / black check with purple overcheck.”
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