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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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.
Rather than using them as doomed chesspieces, as say a 'Final Destination' sequel would, he tries to tack on a shallow attempt at emotional depth, the film often straying into laughable sentimentality when it's not devolving into deeply unfunny farce.
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.
It was, however, only a virtual modification, in that nothing was actually changed in the architecture of the place; the site took on the general disposition of the works--like chesspieces, they defined the area they occupied and continually submitted it to a new and specific perception.