checkerboard


check·er·board

noun \-ˌbrd\

: a board that is marked with squares of two different colors (such as white and black) and that is used in various games (such as checkers)

: something that has a pattern or arrangement of squares that looks like a checkerboard

Full Definition of CHECKERBOARD

1
:  a board used in various games (as checkers) with usually 64 squares in 2 alternating colors
2
:  something that has a pattern or arrangement like a checkerboard

Examples of CHECKERBOARD

  1. The fields formed a checkerboard of light and dark squares.

First Known Use of CHECKERBOARD

1775

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