cross-check


cross-check
cross-check [krôs′chek΄]
vt., vi.
1. to check or verify from various sources or points of view
2. Ice Hockey to illegally check (an opponent) with one's stick held in both hands and lifted from the ice
n.
an act of cross-checking

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