countercheck (n.) Old form(s): counter-checke
countering manoeuvre, rebuke
AYL V.iv.78[Touchstone to all, of the causes of a quarrel] he would say, I lie: this is called the Countercheck Quarrelsome
KJ II.i.224[King John to Hubert, of himself] Who painfully, with much expedient march, / Have brought a countercheck before your gates
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