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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of king.

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Examples

  • When one checker is stacked on top of another, the board recognizes the "kinged" checker.

    PCWorld

  • To be kinged, a checker piece must move to the opposite side of the board.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • Also like in regulation, checker pieces move diagonally and, only if kinged, backwards diagonally.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • In a way it felt like being kinged in checkers-all of a sudden you had more strength, more power than you had before.

    The Angel Experiment

  • Just as James II had "abdicated" in the Glorious Revolution of 1689, now George un-kinged himself.

    Thomas Jefferson, Federalist. Peter S. Onuf

  • He kinged it in the coffee-house, then the fashionable place at which the wits gathered, as Jonson had in the tavern.

    English Literature for Boys and Girls

  • Jewish settlers of Winnebago, who had come over an immigrant youth, and who now owned hundreds of rich farm acres, besides houses, mills and banks, kinged it from the front seat of the center section.

    Fanny Herself

  • Old Ben Reitman, patriarch among the Jewish settlers of Winnebago, who had come over an immigrant youth, and who now owned hundreds of rich farm acres, besides houses, mills and banks, kinged it from the front seat of the center section.

    Fanny Herself

  • Oh! glorious was he in the sight of Heaven, Which kinged him in the room (of Shang).

    The Shih King From the Sacred Books of the East Volume 3

  • "By the symbol from which thou turnest, woman!" exclaimed the earl, giving vent to the fury which the presence of death had before suppressed, "by Him to whom, morning and night, I have knelt in grateful blessing for the virtuous life of this beloved child, I will have such revenge on the recreant whom I kinged, as shall live in the rolls of England till the trump of the Judgment Angel!"

    The Last of the Barons — Volume 08

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