Definition of Chequered

1. Adjective. Patterned with alternating squares of color.

Exact synonyms: Checked, Checkered
Similar to: Patterned



Definition of Chequered

1. Adjective. (chiefly British) (alternative spelling of checkered) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chequered

1. chequer [v] - See also: chequer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chequered

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

Literary usage of Chequered

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... and ornamented in the ceilings with a sort of chequered work, which has a handsome appearance. A great portion of the ground within the wall« of the ..."

2. Flora historica: or, The three seasons of the British parterre historically by Henry Phillips (1829)
"COMMON FRITILLARY, OH chequered LILY. Fritillaria Meleagris. ... Some of the varieties have their petals chequered like a chessboard, others are mottled or ..."

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