Chesspiece - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Chesspiece.

KING
  1. a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
  2. a competitor who holds a preeminent position
  3. United States charismatic civil rights leader and Baptist minister who campaigned against the segregation of Blacks (1929-1968)
  4. United States guitar player and singer of the blues (born in 1925)
  5. United States woman tennis player (born in 1943)
  6. preeminence in a particular category or group or field; "the lion is the king of beasts"
  7. (chess) the weakest but the most important piece
  8. one of the four playing cards in a deck bearing the picture of a king
  9. a checker that has been moved to the opponent's first row where it is promoted to a piece that is free to move either forward or backward
  10. a very wealthy or powerful businessman; "an oil baron"
KNIGHT
  1. raise (someone) to knighthood; "The Beatles were knighted"
  2. a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa)
  3. originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
MAN
  1. any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
  2. provide with workers; "We cannot man all the desks"; "Students were manning the booths"
  3. all of the living human inhabitants of the earth; "all the world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"
  4. take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place; "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"
  5. 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"
  6. one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
  7. an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
  8. a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman; "she takes
ROOK
  1. common gregarious Old World bird about the size and color of the American crow
  2. (chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
  3. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
Clue Database Last Updated: 24/11/2017 9:00am

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