AskDefine | Define chessman

Dictionary Definition

chessman n : any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess [syn: chess piece]

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Extensive Definition

Chessman may refer to:


  • Caryl Chessman (1921–1960), American criminal and author, recipient of the death penalty. That he had not murdered anybody led to considerable controversy, and California stopped its executions for many years afterwards.
  • Chessman (wrestler), professional wrestler with AAA


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