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 for Checker
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Checker \Check"er\ (ch[e^]k"[~e]r), n. [From Check, v. t.]
     One who checks.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Checker \Check"er\ (ch[e^]k"[~e]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Checkered (ch[e^]k"[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Checkering.]
     [From OF. eschequier a chessboard, F. ['e]chiquier. See
     Check, n., and cf. 3d Checker.]
     1. To mark with small squares like a checkerboard, as by
        crossing stripes of different colors.
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     2. To variegate or diversify with different qualities,
        colors, scenes, or events; esp., to subject to frequent
        alternations of prosperity and adversity.
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              Our minds are, as it were, checkered with truth and
              falsehood.                            --Addison.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Checker \Check"er\, n. [OF. eschequier. See Checker, v. t.]
     1. A piece in the game of draughts or checkers.
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     2. A pattern in checks; a single check.
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     3. Checkerwork.
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     Note: This word is also written chequer.
           [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  checker
      n 1: an attendant who checks coats or baggage
      2: one who checks the correctness of something
      3: one of the flat round pieces used in playing the game of
         checkers [syn: checker, chequer]
      v 1: mark into squares or draw squares on; draw crossed lines on
           [syn: check, checker, chequer]
      2: variegate with different colors, shades, or patterns [syn:
         checker, chequer]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  79 Moby Thesaurus words for "checker":
     alter, ameliorate, band, bar, be changed, be converted into,
     be renewed, bespangle, bespeckle, bespot, blotch, bottom out,
     break, change, check, chop, chop and change, come about,
     come around, come round, dapple, degenerate, deteriorate, deviate,
     diverge, diversify, dot, flake, fleck, flop, freckle, harlequin,
     haul around, improve, iris, jibe, maculate, marble, marbleize,
     meliorate, mitigate, modulate, motley, mottle, mutate, pepper,
     polychrome, polychromize, rainbow, revive, shift, spangle, speck,
     speckle, splotch, spot, sprinkle, stigmatize, stipple, streak,
     striate, stripe, stud, swerve, tack, take a turn, tattoo,
     tessellate, turn, turn aside, turn into, turn the corner,
     undergo a change, variegate, vary, veer, vein, warp, worsen
  
  

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