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  • 'Chequered': A source at the British Olympic Association said that Blake Aldridge had 'made a lot of silly mistakes'

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  • Within the shield we have included our historic link to the Stuarts, the Royal House of Scotland, represented by the Chequered Pattern in the top left hand quarter.

    The Sgarabhaigh Silver Sixpence : Coin Collecting News

  • The ‘Chequered’ design from the Stuart quadrant is considered to signify ‘Constancy’ which is a recurrent theme of the whole of the project.

    The Sgarabhaigh Silver Sixpence : Coin Collecting News

  • Grand Prix Circuits: A Tour of Formula 1 Circuits from Starting Grid to Chequered Flag by Alan Henry a short widely illustrated book on various racetracks from around the world.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Chequered sign on door – post; chequered human life.

    David Copperfield

  • The Chequered Career, was a machine shop with a conspicuously second-hand Marlborough Club tandem tricycle displayed in the window, together with the announcement that bicycles and tricycles were on hire within.

    The Wheels of Chance: a bicycling idyll

  • Jonathan Creek: The Chequered Box [5.2/3] [tv, broadcast]

    Review 2004: What I watched #1

  • He called him the “Chequered Careerist,” and spoke of his patterned legs as “shivery shakys.”

    The History of Mr. Polly

  • Chequered as life is with joy and grief, there is perhaps no section of it so much so as that of the missionary.

    The Moravians in Labrador

  • Chequered sign on door-post; chequered human life.

    David Copperfield

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