Crosscheck

cross-check

[v. kraws-chek, kros-; n. kraws-chek, -chek, kros-]
verb (used with object)
1.
to determine the accuracy of (something) by checking it with various sources.
2.
Ice Hockey. to execute a cross-check on (an opponent).
noun
3.
the act of cross-checking.
4.
a means of cross-checking: I examined contemporary newspaper reports as a cross-check on his account.
5.
Ice Hockey. an obstructing or impeding of the movement or progress of an opponent by placing the stick, with both hands, across the opponent's body or face. Compare check ( def 42 ).

Origin:
1935–40

cross-checker, noun
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crosscheck (ˌkrɒsˈtʃɛk)
 
vb
1.  to verify (a fact, report, etc) by considering conflicting opinions or consulting other sources
2.  (in ice hockey) to check illegally, as by chopping at an opponent's arms or stick
 
n
3.  the act or an instance of crosschecking

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