Meaning of chess

chess

Pronunciation: (ches), [key]
— n.
  1. a game played by two persons, each with 16 pieces, on a chessboard.

chess

Pronunciation: (ches), [key]
— pl. chess, chess•es.
  1. one of the planks forming the roadway of a floating bridge.
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