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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A game board marked with 64 squares, used in playing chess.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The board used in the game of chess; a checker-board.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The board used in the game of chess, having eight rows of alternate light and dark squares, eight in each row. See checkerboard.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The square board used in the game of chess, subdivided into eight rows of eight squares each, the squares in each row and column being of alternating colours.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a checkerboard used to play chess
  • noun a checkerboard used to play chess

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