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draughtboard

[draft-bawrd, -bohrd, drahft-] /ˈdræftˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd, ˈdrɑft-/
noun, British
1.
checkerboard (def 1).
Also, draughtsboard
[drafts-bawrd, -bohrd, drahfts-] /ˈdræftsˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd, ˈdrɑfts-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; draught + board
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British Dictionary definitions for draughtsboard

draughtboard

/ˈdrɑːftˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
a square board divided into 64 squares of alternating colours, used for playing draughts or chess
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