WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
fore-check  (fôrchek′, fōr-),USA pronunciation v.i. [Ice Hockey.]
  1. Sportto obstruct or impede the movement or progress of an attacking opponent in the opponent's own defensive zone. Cf. back-check, check1 (def. 15).
  • 1950–55

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
back-check  (bakchek′),USA pronunciation v.i. [Ice Hockey.]
  1. to skate back toward one's defensive zone obstructing or impeding the movement or progress of one or more opponents on attack. Cf. check1 (def. 15), fore-check. 

v.t. 
  1. to check over or through;
    review:Back-check the files to see if the patient's records are there.
  • 1935–40

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