chessman chessman  /ˈtʃɛs mən/


  • (n) any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess


  1. Like an ivory chessman smashed by a petulant master the career of a young Spanish politician snapped in two last week, when Dictator General Primo de Rivera demanded his .
  2. The third chessman to be moved, last week, is also a "sound lawyer" and has been Solicitor General since 1924.


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