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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Draughts  \Draughts\,  n.  pl 
  A  game,  now  more  commonly  called  {checkers}.  See  {Checkers}. 
 
  Note:  {Polish  draughts}  is  sometimes  played  with  40  pieces  on 
  a  board  divided  into  100  squares.  --Am.  Cyc. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Checkers  \Check"ers\  (ch[e^]k"[~e]rz),  n.  pl  [See  {Checher}, 
  v.] 
  A  game,  called  also  {daughts},  played  on  a  checkerboard  by 
  two  persons,  each  having  twelve  men  (counters  or  checkers) 
  which  are  moved  diagonally.  The  game  is  ended  when  either  of 
  the  players  has  lost  all  his  men,  or  can  not  move  them 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  checkers 
  n  :  a  checkerboard  game  for  two  players  who  each  have  12  pieces; 
  the  object  is  to  jump  over  and  so  capture  the  opponent's 
  pieces  [syn:  {draughts}] 




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