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  • n. checkerboard

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A checkered board on which draughts are played. See checkerboard.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The board on which the game of draughts or checkers is played; a checker-board.


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  • Four Berbers at the farther end were playing cards, and two Arabs that were chained to a column near the door squatted on the ground with a battered old draughtboard between them.

    The Scapegoat; a romance and a parable

  • But even the most vacillating man cannot change one fancy for another as he would replace a black piece on the draughtboard with a white one, and he still found it delightful to be so near Barine.

    Cleopatra — Volume 01

  • "There's something to buy a dress with, and see here, don't get a draughtboard pattern.

    Colorado Jim


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