a pawn that has been singled out or marked by a strong player as the one with which he or she intends to effect checkmate in giving a weaker opponent odds.
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small pieces of pasta filled with meat or cheese. Historical Examples The Complete Book of Cheese Robert Carlton Brown Practical Italian Recipes for American Kitchens Julia Lovejoy Cuniberti The Italian Cook Book Maria Gentile noun small squares of pasta containing a savoury mixture of meat, cheese, or vegetables
a person or thing that caps. Also called topper. something that completes or adds to what has preceded it: The capper was that we didn’t know each other after all. Slang. an informer, especially for gamblers. Slang. a by-bidder at an auction. Contemporary Examples VICE Filmmaker Andy Capper on Snoop Lion Doc, Chief Keef Series, […]
overburden (def 3). a close-fitting covering for the head, usually of soft supple material and having no visor or brim. a brimless head covering with a visor, as a baseball cap. mobcap. a headdress denoting rank, occupation, religious order, or the like: a nurse’s cap. mortarboard (def 2). Mathematics. the symbol ∩, used to indicate […]