Definition of Japanese chess

1. Noun. Grass of Mediterranean and temperate Asia.

Exact synonyms: Bromus Japonicus, Japanese Brome
Generic synonyms: Brome, Bromegrass

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Japanese Chess

Japanese apricot
Japanese banana
Japanese barberry
Japanese barnyard millet
Japanese beech
Japanese beetle
Japanese bittersweet
Japanese black pine
Japanese brome
Japanese bunching onion
Japanese bunching onions
Japanese capital
Japanese cedar
Japanese cherry
Japanese chess
Japanese chestnut
Japanese crab
Japanese deer
Japanese deity
Japanese dysentery
Japanese encephalitis
Japanese flowering cherry
Japanese foods
Japanese giant salamander
Japanese honeysuckle
Japanese hop
Japanese horseradish
Japanese iris
Japanese ivy

Literary usage of Japanese chess

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Fantasy of Far Japan: Or, Summer Dream Dialogues by Kenchō Suematsu (1905)
"... resorts of foreigners—Spring and Autumn—Picnics—Sports—A letter by an American—Pastimes of the Japanese gentry—Description of the japanese chess and the ..."

2. Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for by Basil Hall Chamberlain (1905)
"... neither is stale-mate permissible in japanese chess. You wait until the adversary makes a move which admits of free action on your part. ..."

3. The British Chess Magazine (1896)
"It will thus be seen that whilst japanese chess has more minor pieces than ... The japanese chess-board is not divided into squares of different colours, ..."

4. Westminster Papers: A Monthly Journal of Chess, Whist, Games of Skill and by Westminster Chess Club, London (1877)
"japanese chess. To the Editor of the WESTMINSTER PAPERS. DEAR SIR,—In the WESTMINSTER PAPERS for ( )ctober 1875, Captain Kennedy, the genial author of ..."

5. Japan Day by Day, 1877, 1878-79, 1882-83 by Edward Sylvester Morse (1917)
"japanese chess chess board. One student endeavored to explain japanese chess to me, but it was too complex to understand. I learned this much, however; ..."

6. Chess World (1869)
"After a few minutes spent in salutations, two of them took their seats at the table which had been prepared for them, and the first game of japanese chess ..."

7. Fire Effects Information System: User's Guide by William C. Fischer, Melanie Miller, Cameron M. Johnston, Jane K. Smith (1998)
"... COMMON NAMES : Japanese brome japanese chess TAXONOMY : The currently accepted scientific name of Japanese brome is Bromus japonicus Thunb. ..."

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