[ches-man, -muh n] /ˈtʃɛsˌmæn, -mən/
noun, plural chessmen
[ches-men, -muh n] /ˈtʃɛsˌmɛn, -mən/ (Show IPA)
any piece used in the game of chess.
noun (pl) -men
any of the eight pieces and eight pawns used by each player in a game of chess
also chess-men, late 15c., from chess + men.
noun, Southern Cookery. 1. a dessert of cornmeal, sugar, butter, egg yolks, milk, and flavorings baked in a pastry shell. noun a pastry shell filled with a mix of eggs, sugar, butter, some flour or cornmeal, and various flavorings, a southern US specialty that become dense when baked with a crisp top Word Origin possible […]
/ˈtʃɛsˌpiːs/ noun 1. any of the eight pieces (excluding the pawns) used by each player in a game of chess
[ches-tree] /ˈtʃɛsˌtri/ noun, Nautical. 1. (in the 17th and 18th centuries) a wooden fastening with one or more sheaves, attached to the topside of a sailing vessel, through which the windward tack of a course was rove.
[chest] /tʃɛst/ noun 1. Anatomy. the trunk of the body from the neck to the abdomen; thorax. 2. a box, usually with a lid, for storage, safekeeping of valuables, etc.: a toy chest; a jewelry chest. 3. the place where the funds of a public institution or charitable organization are kept; treasury; coffer. 4. the […]