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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Checkmate  \Check"mate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Checkmated};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Checkmating}.] 
  1.  (Chess)  To  check  (an  adversary's  king)  in  such  a  manner 
  that  escape  in  impossible;  to  defeat  (an  adversary)  by 
  putting  his  king  in  check  from  which  there  is  no  escape. 
 
  2.  To  defeat  completely;  to  terminate;  to  thwart. 
 
  To  checkmate  and  control  my  just  demands.  --Ford. 




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