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checker

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noun check·er \ˈche-kər\

Definition of checker

  1. 1 archaic :  chessboard

  2. 2 :  a square or spot resembling the markings of a checkerboard

  3. 3 [singular of checkers] :  a piece in checkers

Origin and Etymology of checker

Middle English cheker, from Anglo-French checker, escheker, from eschec — more at check


First Known Use: 14th century


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checker

verb check·er

Definition of checker

checkered

checkering

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  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to variegate with different colors or shades b :  to vary with contrasting elements or situations

  3. 2 :  to mark into squares

15th Century

First Known Use of checker

15th century


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checker

noun check·er

Definition of checker

  1. 1 :  one that checks <a fact checker>

  2. 2 :  an employee who checks out purchases in a self-service store

1535

First Known Use of checker

1535



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