A check pattern superimposed on a color or design.
- ‘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.’
A strap passing over a horse's head between the ears, to pull up on the bit and make breathing easier.
- ‘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.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.