draughtboard

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

Origin of draughtboard

First recorded in 1720–30; draught + board
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draughtboard

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