back-check

back-check

[bak-chek]
verb (used without object) Ice Hockey.
1.
to skate back toward one's defensive zone obstructing or impeding the movement or progress of one or more opponents on attack. Compare check1 ( def 15 ), fore-check.
verb (used with object)
2.
to check over or through; review: Back-check the files to see if the patient's records are there.

Origin:
1935–40

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