Sentence Examples


  • Under his reign chess was introduced from India, and the famous book of Kalilah and Dimnah was translated.
  • Fritillus, a chess-board, so called from the chequered markings on the petals), a genus of hardy bulbous plants of the natural order Liliaceae, containing about 50 species widely distributed in the northern hemisphere.
  • It is pleasantly situated in the narrow valley of the river Chess, closely flanked by low wooded hills.
  • In Waterside hamlet, adjoining the town, are flour-mills, duck farms, and some of the extensive watercress beds for which the Chess is noted, as it is also for its trout-fishing.
  • They are acquainted with chess, draughts, backgammon, and other games, among which is one peculiar to themselves, called Mankalah, and played with cuwries.
 

How would you define chess? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus