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chequer

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Noun, Verb (transitive)
 : 
cheq=uer

CIDE DICTIONARY

chequern. & v. 
     Same as Checker.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

chequer, n. & v. (also checker)
--n.
1 (often in pl.) a pattern of squares often alternately coloured.
2 (in pl.) (usu. as checkers) US the game of draughts.
--v.tr.
1 mark with chequers.
2 variegate; break the uniformity of.
3 (as chequered adj.) with varied fortunes (a chequered career).

Idiom
chequer-board
1 a chessboard.
2 a pattern resembling it.
Etymology
ME f. EXCHEQUER

ROGET THESAURUS

chequer

Variegation

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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