checky

adjective
variants: or less commonly chequey or chequy \ ˈchekē \
-er/-est

Definition of checky

1 : checkered
2 heraldry : divided into usually equilateral rectangles of alternate tinctures

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History and Etymology for checky

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

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“Checky.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/checky. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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