Definitions

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  • noun Alternative spelling of checkerboard.

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Examples

  • "This was the infamous yellow and black chequerboard that Town had worn when losing 10-1 to Man City," writes David Stephenson of that final incident.

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  • I chose purple and yellow for my compliments and did a simple chequerboard of squares.

    Complimentary squares...

  • And on the right is the piece I added a second border to - the centre is the square in a square in a square in pink and brown, the second border is the chequerboard and I added the pink border with applique vines and leaves.

    Sewing stuff - and a question

  • The cookies are all from one ETA: onedoublebatch of sugar cookie dough – there are: big plain cookies with yellow flowers, chequerboard (cocoa and plain) with chocolate on the back (drying upside down), plain flower with 100s&1000s in centre, little flowers with 100s&1000s kneaded in, jam and marmalade drops and cinnamon stars (little and crunchy and sweet).

    Illustration Friday: Magnify

  • The cookies are all from one ETA: onedoublebatch of sugar cookie dough – there are: big plain cookies with yellow flowers, chequerboard (cocoa and plain) with chocolate on the back (drying upside down), plain flower with 100s&1000s in centre, little flowers with 100s&1000s kneaded in, jam and marmalade drops and cinnamon stars (little and crunchy and sweet).

    Illustration Friday: Magnify

  • As she emerged on to the landing, she paused to look down on the chequerboard entrance hall.

    Sepulchre

  • There was a black and red chequerboard tiled floor and a delicate cream paper of yellow and green flowers on the walls.

    Sepulchre

  • The golden sunlight filtered down through the canopy of leaves, casting chequerboard patterns on the ground.

    Sepulchre

  • The small group crossed the chequerboard hall and L-onie pushed open the door.

    Sepulchre

  • The floor was a chequerboard of black and red tiles and the walls were covered in a delicate cream paper decorated with yellow and green flowers, giving an impression of light and space.

    Sepulchre

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