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Lasker

[lahs-kuhr]
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noun
  1. E·ma·nu·el [ey-mah-noo-el] /eɪˈmɑ nu ɛl/, 1868–1941, German chess player, mathematician, and author.
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Examples from the Web for lasker

Historical Examples

  • I thought that since Dr. Lasker had played it so often, it should be good.

    Chess Fundamentals

    Jos Ral Capablanca

  • Heyl had told her that Lasker was always at his desk at eight.

    Fanny Herself

    Edna Ferber

  • Lasker picked it up in his two hands, held it off, and scrutinized it.

    Fanny Herself

    Edna Ferber

  • Compulsory quick moving is the thing for gaiety, and that is why, though we revere Steinitz and Lasker, it is Bird we love.

  • Lasker objected to these “elastic paragraphs,” an expression for which in recent years there has been abundant use.


British Dictionary definitions for lasker

Lasker

noun
  1. Emanuel. 1868–1941, German chess player: world champion (1894–1921)
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