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Noun: checkers  che-kurz
Usage: US (elsewhere: draughts)
  1. A checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces; the object is to jump over and so capture the opponent's pieces
    - draughts [Brit, Cdn]
Noun: checker  che-kur
  1. [N. Amer] An attendant who checks coats or baggage
  2. One who checks the correctness of something
  3. (checkers) one of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers
    - chequer [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: checker  che-kur
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: chequer)
  1. Mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
    - check [N. Amer], chequer [Brit, Cdn]
  2. Variegate with different colors, shades, or patterns
    - chequer [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: attendant, attender, board game, draw, examiner, inspector, man, motley, piece, tender, variegate, vary

Encyclopedia: Checkers