There are 2 main definitions of overcheck in English:

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overcheck 1

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvətʃɛk/

noun

A check pattern superimposed on a colour or design: his Sunday suit, grey with a black overcheck [as modifier]: overcheck fabric
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  • In fact, the Blue Ribbon shirts find roots in the fascinating world of Italian mosaic, with a selection of overchecks, large checks enveloping smaller checks; interwoven checks; stripes within stripes; and, solids in blue.

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There are 2 main definitions of overcheck in English:

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overcheck 2

Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvətʃɛk/

noun

A strap passing over a horse’s head between the ears, to pull up on the bit and make breathing easier.
Example sentences
  • Many times equipment that's used to limit a horse's capabilities like a tie down or martingale or overcheck is a good thing because it's limiting the horse to the level of the person handling him.

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