Chesspiece - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Chesspiece.

BISHOP
KING
KNIGHT
MAN
ROOK
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BISHOP
  1. (chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color
  2. port wine mulled with oranges and cloves
  3. a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
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. someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty"
  2. a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer; "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"
  3. provide with workers; "We cannot man all the desks"; "Students were manning the booths"
  4. take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place; "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"
  5. any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
  6. 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"
  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. one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
  9. an adult perso
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"
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Work, as a battle station
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