checky

adjective \ˈchekē\
variants: less commonly

chequey

or

chequy

\ˈchekē\

Definition of checky

usually

-er/-est

  1. 1 :  checkered

  2. 2 heraldry :  divided into usually equilateral rectangles of alternate tinctures

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Origin and Etymology of checky

modification of Middle French eschequé, past participle of eschequer to mark with checks, from eschec check — more at check


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