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checked

[chekt] /tʃɛkt/
adjective
1.
having a pattern of squares; checkered:
a checked shirt.
2.
Phonetics. (of a vowel) situated in a closed syllable (opposed to free (def 28.)).
Origin
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English. See check1, -ed2
Related forms
unchecked, adjective
well-checked, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for well-checked

checked

/tʃɛkt/
adjective
1.
having a pattern of small squares
2.
(phonetics) (of a syllable) ending in a consonant
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Word Origin and History for well-checked

checked

adj.

early 15c., "ornamented with a checkered design," past participle adjective from check (v.2).

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