One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A check pattern superimposed on a color or design.‘his Sunday suit, gray with a black overcheck’as modifier ‘overcheck fabric’
- ‘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.’
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