Check"er, n. [From Check,
v. t.] One who checks.
Check"er (ch&ebreve;k"&etilde;r), v.
t. [imp. & p. p. Checkered (-
&etilde;rd); p. pr. & vb. n.
Checkering.] [From OF. eschequier a chessboard, F.
échiquier. See Check, n.,
and cf. 3d Checker.] 1. To mark with
small squares like a checkerboard, as by crossing stripes of
2. To variegate or diversify with
different qualities, colors, scenes, or events; esp., to subject
to frequent alternations of prosperity and adversity.
Our minds are, as it were, checkered with
truth and falsehood.
Check"er, n. [OF.
eschequier. See Checker, v.
1. A piece in the game of draughts or
2. A pattern in checks; a single
&fist; This word is also written chequer.