passed pawn

noun

Definition of passed pawn

: a chess pawn that has no enemy pawn in front of it on its own or an adjacent file

First Known Use of passed pawn

1777, in the meaning defined above

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“Passed pawn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/passed%20pawn. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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