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EtymologyEdit

From Old French eschés, plural of eschéc, from Vulgar Latin scaccus, from Arabic شَاه(šāh), from Persian شاه(šāh, shah, king), from Middle Persian 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠(šāh), from Old Persian 𐏋 ( /xšāyaθiya/).

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ches (plural chesses)

  1. A set for playing chess; a chess board and chess pieces.
  2. The Medieval English game of chess, or a related game (which is slightly different from the modern standard)
  3. (rare) A chessboard; a board for playing chess.
  4. (rare) A set of chess pieces; a pieces for playing chess.

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ches f pl

  1. plural of che

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ches

  1. Aspirate mutation of ces.