chess piece

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Synonyms for chess piece

any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess

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If his desire to have the letter delivered to Tourvel (Letter 154) was a sign of his love rather than simply of his determination to win back a chesspiece and prove Merteuil wrong (p.
The barely mediated, washy, and mushy fields of color in the monotypes create a somewhat arbitrary patchwork of zones, all usually surrounding an image of something like a flower, a chesspiece, or an animal.
The pounds 250 third prize went to Lancashire poet Jane Routh for an entry called A Lewis Chesspiece, Her Grievance.
Once over the bridge, the visitor passes Linder a guillotine to enter an evocation of ancien regime Ireland, presented through a welter of wall-mounted graphics, touch-screens and statues of politicians disguised as plaster chesspieces.
British industry and British workers were not chesspieces to be moved about at the Government's will.