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Main Entry: 1check·er
Pronunciation: primarystresschek-schwar
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English cheker "checker (square), board on which chess is played," from early French checker, escheker "board for playing chess," from eschec "a check (in chess), attack" --related to CHECK, CHESS
1 : a square resembling the markings on a checkerboard
2 : a piece in the game of checkers

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