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draughtboard

[ draft-bawrd, -bohrd, drahft- ]
/ ˈdræftˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd, ˈdrɑft- /
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noun British.
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Also draughts·board [drafts-bawrd, -bohrd, drahfts-]. /ˈdræftsˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd, ˈdrɑfts-/.

Origin of draughtboard

First recorded in 1720–30; draught + board

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British Dictionary definitions for draughtboard

draughtboard
/ (ˈdrɑːftˌbɔːd) /

noun
a square board divided into 64 squares of alternating colours, used for playing draughts or chess
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