As for yon ill-doing loon of a husband of yours, he's eating cakes and supping ale at the Chequers Inn.
But when they reached the western corner of the lane, Mr Benden stopped at the old Chequers Inn, and in a stentorian voice demanded "that bay.
C gives the red and yellow chequers of his patron, adding, for distinction's sake, a white bordure, while D surmounts the same device with a diagonal stripe of blue.
A, regarding nothing more than an agreeable effect, embroiders his banner with chequersof red and yellow.
The prologue to that tale shows us the pilgrims putting up at the Chequers Inn, "that many a man doth know," fragments of which may still be seen close to the Cathedral at the corner of Mercery Lane.
Most writers on Canterbury, misled by the ancient spelling, call the inn "Chequers of the Hope.
No," said Raven quietly, "I shouldn't say the War was won at Chequers Court.
I suppose you'd say the War was won at Chequers Court.
The most favourite, the most renowned, of all the hostelries was the Chequers of the Hope, the inn where Chaucer's twenty-nine pilgrims took up their quarters.
In the two former the panes run with the shield, in the latter the chequers do not.
This requires a board with ten squares or chequers in each row, and twenty men, for so the pieces are usually named.
The floor was formed of chequers of black and white marble, highly polished; and the sides of the room, deeply indented by arched niches, were finished with stucco, which rivalled the marble in polish and purity of colour.
Now we may return to the "Chequers of the Hope", but not to its dormitory of a hundred beds.
If we were real pilgrims, and had walked or ridden all the way from London, we should make at once for "The Chequers of the Hope" mentioned in the supplementary Canterbury Tale.
Ale-houses were marked by chequers on the door-post--to this day the Chequers is a common tavern sign.
Gold grounds may be broken up into small parts by coloured chequers (p.
Chequers and Diapers--in which two or more elements are employed--are related patterns.
Chequers in colours and gold were largely used in the fourteenth-century MSS.
Four other pieces covered with red and green chequers are attached to the ends and sides.
Hangings and carpets were woven in this manner; some with figures, others with geometrical designs, zigzags, and chequers (fig.
The funeral was attended by all the well-to-do folks in the district; but I was not there, because I did not care to pass by The Chequers in the procession.
Places like The Chequers are the hunting-grounds of creatures like Jerry, and the bait of drink draws the victims thither ready to be sacrificed.
He is now a very quiet soul, and he neither visits The Chequers nor any other hostelry.
I had stayed out all night with some poachers, and I was in The Chequers by half-past seven in the morning.
It is this rigid observance of the point of honour that tempts people like our gang in The Chequers bar to risk their shillings; they know that if they make a right guess their payment is safe.
When four or five hooks are occupied, the lady walks homeward with the demure dog, Darby goes and drinks at The Chequers till about eleven, and then the mouse-coloured deerhound is taken out to do her share.
I am a Loafer, and not one of the gang at The Chequers would ever dream of regarding me as anything but an equal.
As I looked at him I gradually understood that I had once more made a fool of myself, and I vowed that if I got out safely I would go to The Chequers no more.
For my own part, I think that when I am clear of The Chequers I shall go clean away into the North Sea.
Come down, pipe; I shall go in the Chequers parlour to-night, and play the settled citizen.
We were straddling among a sporting group in The Chequers bar, when he said, "Better settle over Dexter.
The Chequers stands in a very nasty place, yet we are within easy distance of a park which swarms with game.
At The Chequers few of the saltwater fellows fore-gathered, but when they did our Loafer was never long in picking them up.
Our landlord of The Chequers was very funny about the jim-jams, and funnier still about my suddenly taking to swell company; but I let him talk on, and he certainly kept unusually quiet, though no more inveterate gossip ever lived.
A seedy, down-looking man hangs about The Chequers all day, and he never does any work except stick up the pins in the skittle alley.
As the nights darkened in I took to amusing myself more and more with Teddy, and sometimes I did not go out to the Chequers at all.
At the Chequers Inn we found a pleasant landlord and landlady, and a delightfully quiet meadow in which we spent the Sabbath.
The Chequers Inn is very old-fashioned indeed, and seems to have been built and added to through many generations, the ancient parts never being taken down.
Chequers should be avoided unless they express a meaning, as in Scotch tartans.
The Romans looked on chequers as barbarous national characteristics, and left them to the Gauls and Britons.
Whether it was continued through the garden of the Chequers Inn (a very few yards) I would not trespass to inquire: in the three fields beyond, it had entirely disappeared.
The zone may become a delicate line, and arrange itself in chequers and zig-zags.
You will find me at the Chequers Inn, Tonbridge, if I am not there to meet you, wait for me.
Two years ago you struck me in the yard behind the Chequers Inn, at Tonbridge; I call upon you to account for that blow to-night--here and now!
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "chequers" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.