chessman

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noun chess·man \-ˌman, -mən\

Definition of chessman

  1. :  any of the pieces used in chess

15th Century

First Known Use of chessman

15th century


CHESSMAN Defined for English Language Learners

chessman

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noun chess·man \-ˌman, -mən\

Definition of chessman for English Language Learners

  • : any of the playing pieces used in chess : a chess piece



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