from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To verify by comparing with parallel or supplementary data.
  • transitive v. Sports To check illegally in ice hockey by striking an opponent with one's hockey stick held in both hands and lifted off the ice.
  • n. The act of crosschecking.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A penalty.
  • n. A penalty where a player hits another player with the shaft of their lacrosse stick with their hands spread apart.
  • v. To hit another player with the shaft of a lacrosse stick.
  • v. To re-examine; to double-check.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an instance of confirming something by considering information from several sources
  • n. an illegal check (chopping at an opponent's arms or stick)


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