Checkered


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Checkered

Those forms that are marked off with a pattern of checks or squares that is divided into different colors, or variegated by a checked or square pattern of different materials.
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One was of snuffy colored gingham which Marilla had been tempted to buy from a peddler the preceding summer because it looked so serviceable; one was of black-and-white checkered sateen which she had picked up at a bargain counter in the winter; and one was a stiff print of an ugly blue shade which she had purchased that week at a Carmody store.
The mainspring housing is checkered and the frontstrap is machined checkered at 20 LPI.
I've used various combinations of checkered front- and backstraps, skateboard tape and checkered grips--some of which actually shredded my hands in extended firing sessions.