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 for checked,
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  checked \checked\ (ch[e^]kt), adj.
     1. Held back from some action especially by force.
     Syn: curbed.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. having a pattern of alternating dark and light squares in
        rows and columns.
     Syn: checkered.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Check \Check\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Checked (ch[e^]kt); p. pr.
     & vb. n. checking.]
     1. (Chess) To make a move which puts an adversary's piece,
        esp. his king, in check; to put in check.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To put a sudden restraint upon; to stop temporarily; to
        hinder; to repress; to curb. Hence, (Ice Hockey) To
        obstruct the motion of an opposing player by contacting
        him with one's body.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
              So many clogs to check and retard the headlong
              course of violence and oppression.    --Burke.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. To verify, to guard, to make secure, by means of a mark,
        token, or other check; to distinguish by a check; to put a
        mark against (an item) after comparing with an original or
        a counterpart in order to secure accuracy. Hence, To
        compare with an original or with some standard, to insure
        correctness; as, to check an account; to check with a
        supervisor about procedures.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
     4. To chide, rebuke, or reprove.
        [1913 Webster]
              The good king, his master, will check him for it.
        [1913 Webster]
     5. (Naut.) To slack or ease off, as a brace which is too
        stiffly extended.
        [1913 Webster]
     6. To make checks or chinks in; to cause to crack; as, the
        sun checks timber.
        [1913 Webster]
     7. To leave (something) in the temporary custody of another;
        as, to check baggage; to check one's firearms at the door;
        to check one's coat at the cloakroom.
     8. To accept (something) for temporary custody from another;
        as, to check a customer's baggage; to check a customer's
     9. To make a checkered pattern upon.
     Syn: To restrain; curb; bridle; repress; control; hinder;
          impede; obstruct; interrupt; tally; rebuke; reprove;
          [1913 Webster]

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