Definitions of checkers

  1. A game played on a checkered board; draughts. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  2. Device of alternate white and black squares used as a tavern sign; checkerwork, work having a pattern of squares varied alternately in colours or materials; check-roll, a list of servants in a household; checkstring, a cord by which the occupant of a carriage may arrest the attention of the driver. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3. a checkerboard game for two players who each have 12 pieces; the object is to jump over and so capture the opponent's pieces Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for checkers

  1. For the older children, checkers and dominoes are most excellent indoor games. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  2. They're not letting officeholders play checkers with 'em any longer. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day