a board game for two to six players each of whom has ten marbles resting in holes on a player’s section of a six-pointed star: the winner is the first to move all of his or her marbles to the opposite side by jumping intervening pieces or moving to adjacent holes that are unoccupied.
noun 1. a Chinese game, resembling chess, played on a board consisting of two halves, each eight squares by four, with a strip separating them: pieces representing the military of ancient China are placed on the intersections of the lines and the game is won when a general is checkmated.
- Chinese chequers
noun 1. (functioning as sing) a board game played with marbles or pegs
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noun 1. (especially in furniture) an English rococo style using Chinese or quasi-Chinese motifs. noun 1.