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cheq·uer

 (chĕk′ər) Chiefly British
tr.v.
Variant of checker.

chequer

(ˈtʃɛkə) or

checker

n
1. (Chess & Draughts) any of the marbles, pegs, or other pieces used in the game of Chinese chequers
2.
a. a pattern consisting of squares of different colours, textures, or materials
b. one of the squares in such a pattern
vb (tr)
3. to make irregular in colour or character; variegate
4. to mark off with alternating squares of colour
[C13: chessboard, from Anglo-French escheker, from eschec check]

cheq•uer

(ˈtʃɛk ər)

n.

chequer


Past participle: chequered
Gerund: chequering

Imperative
chequer
chequer
Present
I chequer
you chequer
he/she/it chequers
we chequer
you chequer
they chequer
Preterite
I chequered
you chequered
he/she/it chequered
we chequered
you chequered
they chequered
Present Continuous
I am chequering
you are chequering
he/she/it is chequering
we are chequering
you are chequering
they are chequering
Present Perfect
I have chequered
you have chequered
he/she/it has chequered
we have chequered
you have chequered
they have chequered
Past Continuous
I was chequering
you were chequering
he/she/it was chequering
we were chequering
you were chequering
they were chequering
Past Perfect
I had chequered
you had chequered
he/she/it had chequered
we had chequered
you had chequered
they had chequered
Future
I will chequer
you will chequer
he/she/it will chequer
we will chequer
you will chequer
they will chequer
Future Perfect
I will have chequered
you will have chequered
he/she/it will have chequered
we will have chequered
you will have chequered
they will have chequered
Future Continuous
I will be chequering
you will be chequering
he/she/it will be chequering
we will be chequering
you will be chequering
they will be chequering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chequering
you have been chequering
he/she/it has been chequering
we have been chequering
you have been chequering
they have been chequering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chequering
you will have been chequering
he/she/it will have been chequering
we will have been chequering
you will have been chequering
they will have been chequering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chequering
you had been chequering
he/she/it had been chequering
we had been chequering
you had been chequering
they had been chequering
Conditional
I would chequer
you would chequer
he/she/it would chequer
we would chequer
you would chequer
they would chequer
Past Conditional
I would have chequered
you would have chequered
he/she/it would have chequered
we would have chequered
you would have chequered
they would have chequered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chequer - one of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers
checkers, draughts - a checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces; the object is to jump over and so capture the opponent's pieces
king - a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward
man, piece - game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games; "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage"
Verb1.chequer - mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
draw - represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface; "She drew an elephant"; "Draw me a horse"
2.chequer - variegate with different colors, shades, or patterns
motley, variegate, vary - make something more diverse and varied; "Vary the menu"
References in classic literature ?
Half the sky was chequered with black thunderheads, but all the west was luminous and clear: in the lightning flashes it looked like deep blue water, with the sheen of moonlight on it; and the mottled part of the sky was like marble pavement, like the quay of some splendid seacoast city, doomed to destruction.
Obviously it was a vain hope in 187- to see the ladies of a royal household walk in chequered sunshine, with baskets of linen on their heads, to the banks of a clear stream overhung by the starry fronds of palm-trees.
But in spite of the brilliant sunlight and the green fans of the trees waving in the soothing sea-breeze, the world was a confusion, blurred with drifting black and red phantasms, until I was out of earshot of the house in the chequered wall.
The western end was already steeped in moon- shine; the rest, and the block house itself, still lay in a black shadow chequered with long silvery streaks of light.
At one side was a barrowman with a load of walnuts, and beside the barrow a bedraggled woman with a black fringe and a chequered shawl thrown over her head.
our journey lies through dell and dingle, Where the blithe fawn trips by its timid mother, Where the broad oak, with intercepting boughs, Chequers the sunbeam in the green-sward alley Up and away!
At the present moment Athanase, leaning pensively on his elbow at the breakfast table, was twirling his spoon in his empty cup and contemplating with a preoccupied eye the poor room with its red brick floor, its straw chairs, its painted wooden buffet, its pink and white curtains chequered like a backgammon board, which communicated with the kitchen through a glass door.
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TWO new models are joining the Jaguar F-PACE SUV range with the arrival of 300 Sport and Chequered Flag special editions.
Jaguar has introduced a new special edition version of its E-Pace SUV - the Chequered Flag Edition.
Priced from PS46,995 for the Chequered Flag and PS53,980 for the 300 Sport, both of the new cars feature Jaguar's latest con ectivity system which is now fully smartphone-compatible.
Priced from PS46,995 for the Chequered Flag and PS53,980 for the 300 Sport, both of the new cars feature Jaguar's latest connectivity system which is now fully smartphonecompatible.