chessboard

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 [ˈtʃɛsbɔːrd]



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
chess•board /ˈtʃɛsˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Chessa checkerboard used for playing chess.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
chess•board  (chesbôrd′, -bōrd′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. 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
  1. a square board divided into 64 squares of two alternating colours, used for playing chess or draughts



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