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Noun, Verb (usu participle)


checkern. [From Check, v. t.].
     One who checks.  [1913 Webster]
checkerv. t. [From OF. eschequier a chessboard, F. échiquier. See Check, n., and cf. 3d Checker.].
  •  To mark with small squares like a checkerboard, as by crossing stripes of different colors.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To variegate or diversify with different qualities, colors, scenes, or events; esp., to subject to frequent alternations of prosperity and adversity.  [1913 Webster]
    "Our minds are, as it were, checkered with truth and falsehood."  [1913 Webster]
checkern. [OF. eschequier. See Checker, v. t.].
  •  A piece in the game of draughts or checkers.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A pattern in checks; a single check.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Checkerwork.  [1913 Webster]
    " This word is also written chequer."  [1913 Webster]


checker, n.
1 a person or thing that verifies or examines, esp. in a factory etc.
2 US a cashier in a supermarket etc.

checker, n.
1 var. of CHEQUER.
2 US a (in pl., usu. treated as sing.) the game of draughts. b = CHECKERMAN.



alter, ameliorate, band, bar, be changed, be converted into, be renewed, bespangle, bespeckle, bespot, blotch, bottom out, break, change, check, chop, chop and change, come about, come around, come round, dapple, degenerate, deteriorate, deviate, diverge, diversify, dot, flake, fleck, flop, freckle, harlequin, haul around, improve, iris, jibe, maculate, marble, marbleize, meliorate, mitigate, modulate, motley, mottle, mutate, pepper, polychrome, polychromize, rainbow, revive, shift, spangle, speck, speckle, splotch, spot, sprinkle, stigmatize, stipple, streak, striate, stripe, stud, swerve, tack, take a turn, tattoo, tessellate, turn, turn aside, turn into, turn the corner, undergo a change, variegate, vary, veer, vein, warp, worsen




VB be variegated, variegate, stripe, streak, checker, chequer, bespeckle, speckle, besprinkle, sprinkle, stipple, maculate, dot, bespot, tattoo, inlay, damascene, embroider, braid, quilt.

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