chequer : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  one of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers
  • v  mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
  • v  variegate with different colors, shades, or patterns

  • Your exile is blest with all fate can bestowBut mine has been chequer'd with many a woe! Yet though diff'rent our fortunes, our thoughts.
  • Richard Austen Butler, 48 able intellectual and pamphleteer of the party -Chancellor of the Ex chequer.
  • The debate last week was provoked by announcement that the Ex chequer will have to pay 41,440.
News & Articles

  • 'Focused' Hamilton on charge for title - Lauda
    Apr.21 (GMM) Niki Lauda couldn't resist a jibe at rivals Ferrari on Sunday after the botched chequered flag incident near the end of the Chinese Grand Prix. Because an official waved the chequered flag a lap early, the results of the Shanghai race had to be re-jigged. The big victim was Kamui Kobayashi, whose last-lap pass on Jules Bianchi was stricken entirely from the ... Keep reading
    April 21, 2014 -

  • Omar Khayyam in Business Standard
    If we are all "helpless pieces on the Chequer-Board of Life", Khayyam argues, we may as well accept that we have little say in the shaping of our lives, and instead draw on life's richness as deeply as we can.

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