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checkmate

Chess
a. the winning position in which an opponent's king is under attack and unable to escape
b. the move by which this position is achieved

checkmate

end of game in chess: folk-etymology of Shah-mat, ‘the Shah is dead.’ [Br. Folklore: Espy, 217]
See: End
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