I. transitive verb Date: circa 1930 1. to obstruct in ice hockey or lacrosse by thrusting one's stick held in both hands across an opponent's face or body 2. to check (as data or reports) from various angles or sources to determine validity or accuracy II. noun Date: 1937 an act or instance of cross-checking

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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