Chessman - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Chessman.

KNIGHT
PAWN
PIECE
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KNIGHT
  1. a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
  2. originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
  3. raise (someone) to knighthood; "The Beatles were knighted"
PAWN
  1. borrowing and leaving an article as security for repayment of the loan
  2. (chess) the least powerful piece; moves only forward and captures only to the side; it can be promoted to a more powerful piece if it reaches the 8th rank
  3. a person used by another to gain an end
  4. an article deposited as security
  5. leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your grandfather's gold watch"
PIECE
  1. create by putting components or members together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee"
  2. a serving that has been cut from a larger portion; "a piece of pie"; "a slice of bread"
  3. a portion of a natural object; "they analyzed the river into three parts"; "he needed a piece of granite"
  4. a share of something; "a slice of the company's revenue"
  5. a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
  6. a portable gun; "he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster"
  7. game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games; "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage"
  8. a work of art of some artistic value; "this store sells only objets d'art"; "it is not known who created
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