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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing a board game.

Usage examples (34)
  • A chessboard was forthcoming at a later hour, when we amused ourselves with a couple of games, facetiously dubbing our chessman Federals and Confederates.
  • But I just would like one more chessman off the board.
  • NEIL MacGregor, the director of the British Museum, has rejected calls to return the Lewis chessman to Scotland.
  • No word said she, but silently made the gaze of Naoise follow her own, even as he held a golden chessman in his hand, pondering a move. for more
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