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one of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of checkers

mark into squares or draw squares on

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variegate with different colors, shades, or patterns

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Chequers Inn, Cutnall Green shows off its new look with a drinks reception.
Last night, SNP Treasury spokesman Stewart Hosie hit out at the Chequers revelation, saying: said: "Instead of sipping champagne together, the Prime Minister should have been asking Sir Fred some tough questions.
Goodwin's successor as RBS chief, Stephen Hester, also enjoyed hospitality at Chequers in the past year.
The total cost last year of official receptions held at Chequers and 10 Downing Street was pounds 136,000.
The Chequers will provide 76 new homes by Dysart Residential, featuring 14 house types.
Morris Muter, managing director of Dysart Residential said: "The Chequers has been a big success, attracting homebuyers moving into the area, as well as local residents looking for a new home.
The Blairs knew Mrs Hubble from weekends spent at Chequers - an Elizabethan manor house set in 1,000 acres of Buckinghamshire countryside - during Mr Blair's decade as PM.
In an interview to promote her autobiography, Mrs Blair said: "The house is not like Chequers except that it is a country house.
Under this offer, Chequers Capital also proposes to Arcelor Group to take a minority stake, for a total amount of 9 million euros, in the share capital of the acquisition vehicle to be set up and controlled by Chequers Capital.
On the basis of the terms set out in the offer, Arcelor Group has accepted to start exclusive negotiations with Chequers Capital with a view to reaching an agreement which could only be entered into after the implementation of the applicable procedures with the corporate bodies and the representatives of the personnel of Arcelor Group.