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  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


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