from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as king-post.


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  • "And after my wee ace, a little king-piece," she said.

    Miss Mapp 1903

  • The one by short irregular steps in every direction, the other in long straight lines between starting point and goal -- the one stands still, like the king-piece, and never moves unless he is driven to it, the other jumps unevenly like the knight.

    Don Orsino 1881


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