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A game of checkers (draughts).
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  1. plural of checker

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checkers (uncountable)

  1. (board games, US, Canada, in the singular) A game for two players played on a chessboard; the players have 12 pieces each, and the object is to capture all the opponent’s pieces by jumping over them. Other European varieties have larger boards and more playing pieces.
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  1. third-person singular simple present indicative of checker

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