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

  • noun The side of the chessboard that is nearest to the king's opening position.

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  • noun chess The side of the chessboard nearest to the king (at the opening position).


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  • The side of a chessboard where the king starts.

    February 21, 2007