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chequer

(US), checker
any of the marbles, pegs, or other pieces used in the game of Chinese chequers

checker, chequer

One of the squares in a check pattern, contrasted to its neighbors by color or texture; often only two effects are alternated, as in a chessboard. Also see diaper.
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Downing Street refused to say when Goodwin visited Chequers - though it happened between April 2008 and his resignation in October.
Visitors to Chequers enjoy high-end cuisine, fine wines and champagne and can take leisurely strolls in its impressive grounds.
BLANK CHEQUERS: Brown bailed out the RBS months after Goodwin dined with him at Chequers.
Homes on The Chequers range from pounds 124,995 to pounds 229,000.
For information on The Chequers, tel: (01207) 582 890 or go to www.
The Blairs' pounds 4m country home; Chequers 30 beds Prime location.
Merrill Lynch International, which holds approximately 15% of the share capital of IMS, has been contacted by Chequers Capital and has indicated that it wishes to enter into negotiations with Chequers Capital for the purpose of selling its stake for a price of 5 euros per share.
Chequers Capital does not contemplate filing a buy-out offer followed by a squeeze out at the end of this market transaction.