Definition of Chequer

1. Noun. One of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers.

Exact synonyms: Checker
Category relationships: Checkers, Draughts
Specialized synonyms: King
Generic synonyms: Man, Piece



2. Verb. Mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on.
Exact synonyms: Check, Checker
Generic synonyms: Draw
Derivative terms: Check

3. Verb. Variegate with different colors, shades, or patterns.
Exact synonyms: Checker
Generic synonyms: Motley, Variegate, Vary

Definition of Chequer

1. n. & v. Same as Checker.

Definition of Chequer

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of checker) ¹

2. Verb. (alternative spelling of checker) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chequer

1. to checker [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: checker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chequer

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cheongsam
cheongsams
cheoplastic metal
cheoplasty
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cheque book
cheque books
cheque card
cheque cards
chequebook
chequebook journalism
chequebooks
chequeen
chequeens
chequer (current term)
chequerboard
chequerboards
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chequered flag
chequered flags
chequered skipper
chequered skippers
chequeredness
chequering
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chequerwise
chequerwork
chequerworks
cheques

Literary usage of Chequer

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1. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"To check or chequer ¡s,— chequer, vs To form into parts or di- ... The court of chequer, or Exchequer, chequed cloth resembling a cheu board, ..."

2. The Story of the Canterbury Pilgrims by Geoffrey Chaucer, Frederick Joseph Harvey Darton (1914)
"AT CANTERBURY THE chequer OF THE HOOP WHEN the pilgrims reached Canterbury, they entered the city gate, and made their way to ..."

3. The Statutes at Large from the Magna Charta, to the End of the Eleventh by Great Britain (1764)
"... chequer (that is to fay) in the office of the auditor of tie ж; of receipts ¡n That there ... be paid ¡IB ti* ¡. chequer by virtue of this act, ..."

4. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1905)
"It is Cmtn'oi possible that his constitutional timidity led him to chequer. approve of tne less direct mode cf facing the difficulty. ..."

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