from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of check.
- n. The act of physically keeping an opposing player in check.
- n. A checking account.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Lines engraved on certain portions of a gun-stock, enabling one to grasp it more surely.
- n. The assembling of the parts of a checked joint.
- n. In agriculture, the planting of seeds or plants at regular distances apart in the row or line, to allow of cultivation both ways, instead of drilling in a continuous or ‘solid’ row.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
You've got everybody on the board locked, and he had the winning hand, and that's what you call checking a lock.
I did some label checking and found the Whole Foods 365 brand corn taco shells had considerably less sodium than the brand the recipe author likes (Taco Bell).
Great to see one of senators saw the necessity to begin checking these out of contorl airlines.
But in checking my thick copy of the IGFA's "2009 World Record Game Fishes" book, I see that 12 out of 15 possible IGFA state records for my home state of Vermont are vacant.
I am reminded each day that I render decisions that affect people concretely and that I owe them constant and complete vigilance in checking my assumptions, presumptions and perspectives and ensuring that to the extent that my limited abilities and capabilities permit me, that I reevaluate them and change as circumstances and cases before me requires.
No sense in checking her out yourself since Obama has taken care of it for you ...
Following the link to her Facebook page, she goes on to complain, but what I found particularly interesting was her rant about how the AP fact-checking is focused on her and ignoring other big issues.
One thing about amazon feedback that's worth checking is what comment was left.
Cite checking is easier, because the blog is probably there shortly after the article is written.
Posting this without fact checking is the kind of rumor-mongering one expects from FOX News.