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See also: chès
From Old French eschés, plural of eschéc, from Vulgar Latin scaccus, from Arabic شَاه (šāh), from Persian شاه (šāh, “shah, king”), from Middle Persian 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠 (šāh), from Old Persian 𐏋 (XŠ /xšāyaθiya/).
ches (plural chesses)
- A set for playing chess; a chess board and chess pieces.
- The Medieval English game of chess, or a related game (which is slightly different from the modern standard)
- (rare) A chessboard; a board for playing chess.
- (rare) A set of chess pieces; a pieces for playing chess.
ches f pl
- plural of
- Aspirate mutation of .
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possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.