- Also called, British, draughts.(used with a singular verb) a game played by two persons, each with 12 playing pieces, on a checkerboard.
- (in a regenerative furnace) loosely stacked brickwork through which furnace gases and incoming air are passed in turn, so that the heat of the exhaust is absorbed and later transferred to the incoming air.
verb (used with object)
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Would a checker—would an order filler go to the different floors and take books out of cartons?Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The southeast trade still held, but the ocean was a checker board of squalls.South Sea Tales|Jack London
He had to recall that his invalidism, not his checker prowess, was in question.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson
Take one ounce of oil of tar, one drachm of oil of checker berry; mix.
I'm thinkin' of gettin' a dude outfit—long-tailed coat and checker pants and a elevated lid with a shine to it.Overland Red|Henry Herbert Knibbs