- (US & Canadian) a square board divided into 64 squares of alternating colours, used for playing checkers
or chess Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): draughtboard
Example Sentences Including 'checkerboard'
At 12.30 the first guests stepped into a hall laid with checkerboard parquet.
THE MAIN CAGES (2002)
How about a checkerboard paint job on the door mirror covers?
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)
The floor is covered with black and white tiles in a checkerboard pattern.
Our Dreaming Mind
The system consists of a " checkerboard " of chips facing up or down and overlapping at the edges.
New Scientist (2003)
There are instructions for making everything from paper lanterns and papier-mache clowns to a checkerboard and fish mobile.
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