queenside

noun
queen·​side | \ ˈkwēn-ˌsīd How to pronounce queenside (audio) \

Definition of queenside

: the side of a chessboard containing the file on which the queen sits at the beginning of the game

First Known Use of queenside

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Queenside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/queenside. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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