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
noun 1. See under (def 1). [ches-nuht, -nuh t] /ˈtʃɛsˌnʌt, -nət/ noun 1. any of the several deciduous trees constituting the genus Castanea, of the beech family, having toothed, oblong leaves and bearing edible nuts enclosed in a prickly bur, and including C. dentata (American chestnut) which has been virtually destroyed by the , C. […]
noun 1. (especially in furniture) an English rococo style using Chinese or quasi-Chinese motifs. noun 1.
noun 1. (def 1). [kash-uh, kas-ee-uh] /ˈkæʃ ə, ˈkæs i ə/ noun 1. Also called cassia bark, Chinese cinnamon. a variety of cinnamon derived from the cassia-bark tree. 2. any of numerous plants, trees, and shrubs belonging to the genus Cassia, of the legume family, several species of which yield medicinal products. 3. Also called […]