a blank check available in a bank for the use of a depositor in making a withdrawal from that bank.
a check that opposes or restrains.
a check controlling or confirming another check.
to oppose or restrain (a tendency, force, trend, etc.) by contrary action.
to control or confirm by a second check.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.