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Noun: chess  ches
  1. A board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king
    - chess game
     
  2. Annual plant native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed, especially in wheat
    - cheat, Bromus secalinus

Derived forms: chesses

Type of: board game, brome, bromegrass

Encyclopedia: Chess