1. What you do with your winter coat upon entering a danceclub.
chills and loss of property during Chicago winter. Instead of wrapping a sticky barstool with your pea coat—just check it! Upon arrival to any nightclub, this chore comes first. You can work the room
, flirt with the bartender, or go trainspotting
*after* your coat is in a safe place. At the end of the night when you pick it up—be sure and tip the attendant well."
2. A section of a pattern made by rectilinear repetition.
The lady's Burberry handbag sported the company's trademarked check pattern.
3. The act relating to the various transactions of goods/services for legal tender generally exchanged between cashiers and customers in "check-out lines" which provide a convenient setting for this process (usually seen near the exit of supermarkets, retail department stores, etc.)
"Following the unexpected rush to the regular as well as the express check-outs, all available cashiers were paged to the front of the store to check."