check row

checkrow

[chek-roh] Agriculture.
noun
1.
one of a number of rows of trees or plants, especially corn, in which the distance between adjacent trees or plants is equal to that between adjacent rows.
verb (used with object)
2.
to plant in checkrows.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism; check1 + row1

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checkrow (ˈtʃɛkˌrəʊ)
 
n
1.  a row of plants, esp corn, in which the spaces between adjacent plants are equal to those between adjacent rows to facilitate cultivation
 
vb
2.  (tr) to plant in checkrows

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