chequerboard

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chequerboard

(ˈtʃɛkəˌbɔːd)
n
(Chess & Draughts) another name for a draughtboard
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These hundreds of green squares, marked by their black lava walls, make the hills look like vast checkerboards.
From the gaff of one, two gay flags hung limply, one a checkerboard of blue and white squares, the other a white pennant centred with a red disc.
Therefore, the solution for the 2 x 3 checkerboard in Figure 4(a) can be extended to solutions for 2 x 8 and 3 x 6 checkerboards.
Some of its buildings sit derelict, their wood and thoroughly rusted metal frames exposed, their checkerboards of windows pockmarked with missing panes and shattered glass.
There are 20 Double-Time brushes available in all, seven checkerboards, four plaid stripers, six multi-liner and three multi-rounds.
Marble nameplates no bigger than checkerboards dot the hillside as pinwheels and silk flowers kiss (and lick) an eternal breeze goodbye.
Creating stencils, paper cutouts, cross-stitch samples, soap scrimshaws, checkerboards, memory boxes, and gum-wrapper chains are just the kind of projects that will keep students of all ages occupied and engaged.
Poodle Skirts in good condition are going for $125,000; Checkerboards maybe $10,000 more.
Stiff plaid bridles against the exotic/erotic tiger stripe, and swatches of doughnut shapes, checkerboards, and floral motifs become just as "tribal" as the more "ethnic" patterns with which they share territory.
Design elements include flourishes, roses, checkerboards and bands.
Game boards for sale at the auction include a wonderful variety of Parcheesi game boards and checkerboards, many of which are colorfully and imaginatively decorated.
Now you can make them look like outdoor living space and get really creative with colors and patterns that range from Adiron designs to checkerboards to hopscotch patterns for kids to play on .