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body check

noun, Ice Hockey.
1.
an obstructing or impeding with the body of the movement or progress of an opponent.
Compare check1 (def 37).
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
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Examples from the web for body check
  • Conduct a thorough body check for ticks at the end of the day.
  • Conduct a body check upon return from potentially tick-infested areas by searching your entire body for ticks.
  • It is extremely important to do a thorough body check after being outdoors in areas where ticks may be present.
  • Also, conducting a body check following exposure to a tick infested environment is advisable.
  • With ticks, it is also important to do a full body check each day and remove ticks with tweezers.
  • If the facility discharges storm water directly to a surface water body check the box and enter the name of the receiving water.
  • The examination included a complete body check and a rectal examination.
  • Dominant dogs refuse to obey small children and control meek adults with a glance, a growl or a subtle body check.

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