WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
chess•board /ˈtʃɛsˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/USA pronunciation
n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
- Chessa checkerboard used for playing chess.
(ches′bôrd′, -bōrd′),USA pronunciation n.
- Chessthe board, identical with a checkerboard, used for playing chess.
- late Middle English. See chess1, board 1400–50
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
chessboard /ˈtʃɛsˌbɔːd/ n
- a square board divided into 64 squares of two alternating colours, used for playing chess or draughts
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